This parable calls into question the concept of “deserve.” Do we really want to get what we deserve?
We grow our faith while experiencing the vicissitudes of life.
“In this passage, Jesus seems to assume that there will be conflict among his followers. What makes us Christian is not whether or not we fight, disagree or wound one another, but how we go about addressing and resolving those issues.” —Jin S. Kim
When God shares God’s name with Moses it is an invitation to an ongoing relationship. That relationship shapes us in ever-new ways.
Change is a constant. A central purpose of our faith community is to help us thrive when change threatens to overwhelm.
When we actively work at being inclusive we are often simply saying “yes” to what God is already doing.
New Orleans missionaries share where they have encountered God while serving the community.
“Persons with disabilities are not broken. The movement towards disability pride has led us to rise above the medical model perspective and reclaim our bodies and our differences as sacred, beautiful and worthy of love.” –Maria R. Palacios, Activist and Educator
When visiting in a hospital or engaging in other forms of ministry, it is important to remember that we are part of something much greater than ourselves.
The Reverend David Gattey reflects on what he continues to learn, even after fifty years as an ordained minister.