The Wilderness of Our Identity

Our Lent has begun! On the journey, I pray that we may know the company of Jesus, and enter with courage the wilderness before us. May our time testing among the wild beasts teach us our true identity as precious children of God. Then, when the angels in all their sweet and secret guises whisper the name “beloved” into our ears, may we listen and believe. … More The Wilderness of Our Identity

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!