Devotionals by Elissa Johnk

Devotionals by Elissa Johnk

The Death of Church

Elissa Johnk

Sorry, Zechariah.  Read any newspaper and you'll hear that religion is less like Zechariah's branch – spreading understanding as it grows – than a stump.


The Death of Church

Elissa Johnk

I'm so tired of hearing about the impending Death of Church.


How Long?

Elissa Johnk

While I might feel that the virulence and frequency of racial violence is increasing, it's not. I am just slowly awakening to the privilege of my own life experiences.


Going Naked

Elissa Johnk

Each morning we clothe ourselves – not just with garments, but with schedules, meetings, partners, plans.


All Things to All People

Elissa Johnk

Being everything to everyone usually means nothing to anyone. 


The 11th Commandment

I have a theory: there was an 11th commandment that fell off the tablets.