Isaiah 43:1-7; Psalm 29; Acts 8:14-17; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22
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.
The ecology of baptism
There is quite a gap between the
wilderness-pilgrimage baptisms of John and
the small and hidden baptismal places in
many of our worship spaces. Happily, this is changing.
Isaiah 43:1-7; Acts 8:14-17; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22
Since Jesus’ baptism is featured this week in all three lectionary
years, it’s important to take into account the different emphases and
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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