The Forever Whatevers

At times, Paul spoke like he was hanging from the rafters – where theology takes us sometimes – high above our everyday concerns where we wrestle with deep questions about the nature of God; but at other times, Paul got right down to the heart of everything – where we live our everyday lives –…

Surrounded by Saints

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith … (Hebrews 12:1-2a, NRSV)

A Broad Mission

Stories like these capture our attention because they broaden our vision. They remind us there is a broader way to live.

Looking for a Detour

We put on the brakes, sitting there for forty-five minutes without moving an inch, and all the while we are looking around, but there is not a detour in sight.

Turning Outward

Throughout this world, we might pay attention to where we find wholeness in the midst of brokenness, and we might call it by its name. God’s grace can show up in so many ways.