A Challenging Message from Rebekah

There is so much to share and to process right now that I will be posting a little more often than is typical - especially through these "40 days" of Lent. - Rebekah in the pulpit One resource I plan on pointing us to on a regular basis is the worship ministry of Wake Forest …

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Jesus can be our dinner guest and our guide on this journey to Easter #AshWednesday

Six days before Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, home of Lazarus, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. Lazarus and his sisters hosted a dinner for him. Martha served and Lazarus was among those who joined him at the table. - John 12:1-2 - Shrove Tuesday pancakes Yesterday - Shrove Tuesday - I kicked off my …

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Why Lent is a journey we all should consider taking

As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out (set his face toward) for Jerusalem. - Luke 9:51 Okay, I understand that we are a diverse culture with a broad range of religious sensibilities; I recognize that there is no "one size fits all" path to enlightenment; I …

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Valentine’s Day… or Ash Wednesday?

I believe the journey itself is sacred. For me, faith is more about the pathway than the destination, more process than result. A pilgrim, then, is an honest struggler making his or her way along the journey that is life. For Lent, a pilgrim sets their heart on Jerusalem and the Cross, inviting the Risen Jesus to be a companion along the way.

Aligning ourselves with the light #Ash Wednesday

Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. There they gave a dinner for him. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those at the table with him. - John 12:1-2 ASH WEDNESDAY: Today marks the first few hours of a forty-seven day …

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Communion, and the Spectacular Initiative of New Life

I'd like to challenge you to show up at your local faith community, to take communion (as we will at Wake Forest Presbyterian - you are welcome at our church), and to turn your heart toward the spectacular initiative of New Life that we celebrate, and that we strive to live into with creativity, with faithfulness, and with joy.