communion, rice pudding, and a pot of tea

After taking the bread and giving thanks, [Jesus] broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way, he took the cup after the meal and said, “This cup is the new covenant by my blood, which is poured …

Continue reading communion, rice pudding, and a pot of tea

surely the presence of the Lord is in this place

Then he took a loaf of bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” And he did the same with the cup after supper, saying, “This cup that is poured out for …

Continue reading surely the presence of the Lord is in this place

The Last Supper, Community, Humility, and Grace (grace enough for all)

Your aim must be peace with all men, and that holiness without which no one will ever see God. Take good care that none of you is false to God’s grace, that no poisonous shoot is allowed to spring up, and contaminate many of you by its influence. (Hebrews 12:14-15) So yesterday evening Rebekah and I …

Continue reading The Last Supper, Community, Humility, and Grace (grace enough for all)

The Last Supper (you can’t beat a good dinner party)

DINNER: In a world full with a multiplicity of entertainment options designed to distract us and cater to our ever-shortening attention spans, in my opinion there's still nothing that quite compares with an unhurried dinner party with friends. Every occasion is unique, but there are some common elements that always seem to be at play …

Continue reading The Last Supper (you can’t beat a good dinner party)