In the midst of pain, persecution, suffering and sorrow, we do well to put our grief into words, to engage in honest lament.
When life seems out of control, I find myself returning to the foundations of my faith for clarity, centering and courage to face the challenges of each day.
From the tabernacle to our own sanctuary, sacred spaces can invoke a deeper vision of God with us.
Jesus calls us to work for peace and embody peacemaking. This is a timeless and a very timely invitation.
The promise of God’s presence in times of trouble presupposes that God’s people will never be far from trouble.
We are the broken. We are the beloved.
Freedom needs more than praise and speeches extolling its value. It needs friends, focus and facts.
Declan and Rick know what it means to grieve. They have something significant to share with us.
Date: June 17 Text: Exodus 23:1-9 Theme: Brian is living in Oakland to escape religious persecution in Uganda, meaning he faces a period of extended separation from his family.
One of our commitments, as a faith community, is to keep learning from the Spirt of Wisdom and from each other.