Are we going to share this Good News by living full, rich, invitational lives? Or are we going to demonstrate the ineffectuality of faith, and give the world one more reason to turn away?
Sunday morning’s baptism had to be one of the sweetest I’ve ever witnessed.
worship was – once again – a joyful explosion of light and love.
What got my attention Thursday evening was the pure beauty of so many (very young) children massed together and singing songs about God’s love.
This afternoon I returned from a refreshing two days in the woods a little south west of Raleigh, where I had the privilege of helping to lead a retreat for some Presbyterian ministers. I plan to write a more detailed blog tomorrow, but I wanted to post this short reflection today – both as a …
The covenant of baptism I witnessed – participated in – Sunday morning says to the world, quite clearly, that we not only need the saving grace of Jesus, we need one another.
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 …