“Come and see!”

2nd SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY (Year A)
Jesus says to them, “Come and see!.” “Come and see,” captures a primary message of John’s Gospel: If you want to know the word made flesh, come and see Jesus. If you want to know what love is like, come and see Jesus. If you want to experience God’s glory, to be filled with bread that never perishes, to quench your thirst with living water, to be born again, to abide in love, to behold the light of the world, to experience the way, the truth, and the life, to enter into life everlasting . . . if you want to know God, come and see Jesus. … More “Come and see!”

The Saints of God are just folk like me…

4th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (Proper 9, Year C)
There is a shocking generosity in our God to hand over holy stuff to human actors. Elisha, the seventy, and all those we count as Holy Women, Holy Men were special because they donned the mantle of Elijah, put on the Spirit of Christ, and connects others to the living God. We are invited do the same – connect others to God’s abundant and life-giving power. … More The Saints of God are just folk like me…

Baptized for Mission

1st SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY: THE FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD (YEAR C)
The celebration of the Baptism of Jesus is an ideal opportunity to open ourselves to the Spirit and to reaffirm our commitment to God’s call to be participants in God’s saving work. In this world of violence and war, of racism and misogyny, and where materialism and greed are so highly valued, it is easy to give up and to cease our baptismal work to seek and serve Christ in all persons and to strive for justice and peace among all people (“Baptismal Covenant”, BCP 304-305). It is easy to forget that we have seen liberation and and that it is sweet. It is easy to forget that we are invited to the gracious work of healing our world and its peoples. … More Baptized for Mission