The Church’s commitment to the immigrant and the refugee is rooted in the command of God and born out of our own experience.
I’m pretty sure God doesn’t give a hill of beans if I run a fast marathon … but I do.
Yes, we are free. But freedom kept just for one’s own use is as useless as a light kept under a bushel.
I’m preaching this Sunday. This Sunday’s texts from 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21; Galatians 5:1, 13-25; and, Luke 9:51-62 bring up images of call, service, and freedom. And the Soup Dragons (kind of). And Monty Python. And some personal wrestling about taking leave from my ministry here a two months ago to say goodbye to myContinue reading “Let this sermon bury the dead (or something like that)”
I’ve been running lately. In my deployed setting I have both time and opportunity for fitness. In fact, fitness is part of my responsibility as a Soldier. But I realized early during the deployment that these months overseas are the best chance I will have to get into the best running shape of my adultContinue reading “Been Running Lately”