More than Divorce, More than Children – a Revolution (Mark 10:2-16)

Gospel is all about getting the disciples to repent and get busy bringing the realm of God into the here and now. This confused the disciples repeatedly, just as much as it confuses modern disciples. We can grasp the idea of repentance, though we don’t like to do it or admit that we need to. So we can repent. But how do we bring the realm of God into existence? Well, that’s easy, too. Simplicity, openness, and equity.

Envisioning a Holy Balance

Several years ago, I had a vision of a self-sustaining community that I often think about. On the Tuesday of Holy Week that year, I was alone in my room, praying, or trying to pray. It was a particularly difficult time in my life after my second marriage ended. I struggled with depression, a sense … Read More

Green, Growing Things

RCL – June 17, 2012 – Third Sunday after Pentecost 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 with Psalm 20 or Ezekiel 17:22-24 with Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, (11-13), 14-17 or 2 Corinthians 5:6-17 Mark 4:26-34 We are in the midst of the season of growing things. It seems that everything is green and blooming. Lots of … Read More