Radical Christian Living

7th SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY (Year A)
We follow Jesus not only because he appeared to be an exceptional human, but because of his truly divine ability to birth the kingdom of God in every given moment. And we can participate in this kingdom, here and now. When we wake up in the morning, we might say our prayers or just pause for a moment to watch the sun creep above the horizon. Whatever our spiritual practice might be, it ought to include God’s timeless affirmation that we are beloved. … More Radical Christian Living

Fishers of people

3rd SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY (Year A)
Are these four men – Andrew, Simon, James, and John – ready and equipped for the adventure that comes to them, that chooses them, this adventure of discipleship? Jesus at the waterside does not collect resumes; he does not check references. The personal histories of these four do not have the last word about their futures. Christ’s invitation is a new beginning. He takes a wide-open risk by inviting them. They do the same in their response. … More Fishers of people