Isaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 29; Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 3:13-17
Theologian Jennifer McBride on the nontriumphal church
"It is by being in solidarity with sinners that Jesus brings about reconciliation. This is not a picture of Jesus that churches often emphasize."
Jennifer J. Wilson, a Boston photographer, worked on a documentary project centered on parish life at the city’s Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral.
One of the most disquieting
aspects of our secularized society is the way some of faith's most treasured
traditions have become devalued, trivialized and usurped.
May I wish you all a blessed Timkat season. Timkat, I should
explain, is an important festival of the Orthodox
Church of Ethiopia.
Advent with a toddler
I decided our family's
Christmas would be simple and spirit-centered. Green to parenting, I
defined spiritual as anything that allowed me a minute to reflect on what, beyond the laundry, mattered.
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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