(This also appeared in the Faith column of the Sentinel-News in Shelbyville, KY on July 24, 2015) But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream (Amos 5:24, NRSV). A few weeks ago, I was in a meeting of the Anti-Racism, Pro-Reconciling Ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in […]Read more "Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters"
2 Corinthians 2:14 “But thanks be to God who always leads us in triumphal procession in Christ and through us spreads everywhere the fragrance of the knowledge of him.” I have walked down a lonely path in my life and I have promised God a lot of things in my life if he would help […]Read more "Lenten Devotional: Thursday, March 26, 2015"
Jeremiah 29:11-14 “For I know the plans I have for you says the lord; plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find […]Read more "Lenten Devotional: Wednesday, March 25, 2015"
Matthew 7:1-2 [Jesus said] “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Romans 2:1 “You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point […]Read more "Lenten Devotional: Tuesday, March 24, 2015"
John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son that whoever believes in him should not perish but have everlasting life.” In 2003 I had a dream about Jesus standing in front of me and my family with an ice cream bucket. Behind him was a black divider that […]Read more "Lenten Devotional: Monday, March 23, 2015"
Matthew 11:28-30 “Come to me all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” There have been […]Read more "Lenten Devotional: Saturday, March 21, 2015"
Hebrews 1:14 “Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?” Hebrews 13:2 “Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it.” Driving down the highway my dad picks him up. I’m scared of him, not talking to him and basically […]Read more "Lenten Devotional: Friday, March 20, 2015"