It takes Jesus to introduce something new into the disciples’ routine.
Living by the Word
Passing the peace is a word of welcome. It’s also much more than that.
The resurrection is an old, old message. But I need to be reminded.
When I say the creeds, Pilate’s name stands as a warning back to myself.
Foot washing expresses John’s vision of communion.
We recognize ourselves in those who accompany Jesus on that longest, hardest night.
Part of me thinks Palm Sunday worship is all too much—too loud, too celebratory.
Judas is right: what Mary does makes no sense.
What if we are the Pharisees?
Are we the gardener? Or the fig tree?
Prophecy is a job not for the comfortable but for the afflicted.
Lent invites us to pay attention to our hunger.
Often our spiritual practices are one more way we refuse to see that all is grace.
Jesus’ transfiguration should have implications for how its witnesses will live.
What if I’m the cheek-slapper, the thief, the opportunist?