The voices that shaped my earliest religious memories were well intended. They passed on to me the understandings and traditions that had been handed to them by their parents and grandparents, pastors and Sunday school teachers. I say this as a preamble, a disclaimer of sorts, because I do value those people and places that … Continue reading Of This, I Am Certain: Letting Go of What We Can’t Have and Don’t Need
The Domino Effect: Why our understanding of God matters more than we know
There's a tendency for humans to assume we have the unsoiled vantagepoint on God, and that our opinions are without bias or interpretation. Yet, we all see God through a lens, and too often that lens says more about us than it does about God.
[Mark 11v1-11] A peasant on a donkey Enters the city. A celebration of hope for a people. Just as God saved through Moses, Perhaps a new Exodus awaits. Is he the Messiah? Confrontation and conflict on the horizon, But not this day. This day is a celebration of hope, Of expectation, Of God's faithfulness. Holy … Continue reading Palm Sunday