Honor Christ and His Cross

Palm Sunday (Year B)
To the extent that we do not come to an awareness like that of the centurion and Paul, then we inevitably mock Christ – we mock Christ in the pretensions of our superiority, in the pretensions of our submission to Empire, in the pretensions of our singular image of God – basically, in all our pretensions that do not revel community, justice, peace, and love. It is our own fatal folly.
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In Search of Messiah

5th Sunday in Lent (Year B)
Philip knows the highs and the lows of following Jesus. In John, when Philip is introduced, he asked that bracingly honest question about Jesus: “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip knows. He’s been with Jesus from the beginning. Philip has seen the power and the glory of his Lord, and knows that they are not the power and the glory that most people might have hoped for. … More In Search of Messiah

You are here to be sent!

God is made flesh and blood in each one of us here for we are the living body of Christ. This is why we receive the Holy Communion of the Body and Blood of Christ, so that he might dwell in us and we in Him. Indeed, we constitute the living stone of God’s temple on earth. But we are the temple not just for own sake but for the sake of the world – that the world might find God through us. … More You are here to be sent!