Of Making Meaning…

Psalm 62:2-5 “Only God is my rock and my salvation – my stronghold! I won’t be shaken anymore. How long will all of you attack others; how long will you tear them down as if they were leaning walls or broken-down fences? The only desire of this...

Of Real Power…

There is one word that most perfectly sums up the Gospel of Mark – NOW.  Mark tells his Gospel with the utmost urgency.  He is compelled to write and desperate to waste neither time nor words to share his distilled Gospel-message, Jesus has come, which is...

Of Prayers for the New Year…

This morning as I was having my time of morning prayer, my prayer book contained this prayer for the day… “Praise to you, Father everlasting. You open your hand and fill all creatures with blessing.  Listen to these petitions as we say, Lord, make haste to...

Of Remembering the Communion of Saints…

Today is All Saints Day a day in which we remember and give thanks to God for all those saints of the faith of Jesus Christ who have died and passed on to glory.  We remember their witness to the power of Christ’s resurrection and their embodiment of the Good...

Of Prayers for Las Vegas…

Please join me in praying for the victims and survivors, for the people and the city of Las Vegas, for the first responders, police, and emergency personnel: “In the name of the Father, and the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, we enjoin your divine mercies.  Lord,...