Foot washing expresses John’s vision of communion.
Living by the Word
Part of me thinks Palm Sunday worship is all too much—too loud, too celebratory.
We recognize ourselves in those who accompany Jesus on that longest, hardest night.
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?
Trusting in God is fruitful, says Jeremiah. But what about when it isn’t?
Jesus calls Peter. But there's a catch.
There’s a lot of urgency in that single word today.
About that baptism by fire