Like all churches, we are prone to “erratic changes of course, losing sight of our goals and to be becoming discouraged by the journey.” Yet, God continues to believe in us.
When we give thanks for the saints we pray that their memory will enliven and encourage us, that their memory will help us see Jesus.
We are so familiar with the words “saved by grace” that we don’t pause to consider their power or the courage it took for Martin Luther and other reformers to lift them up.
Almost every family faces questions of how to respond to mental illness. When we read the Bible we come to see that this is not a new reality.