Who Told You?

Who Told You? View in browser May 6, 2022 Who Told You? Kaji Douša God said, “Who told you that you were naked? Genesis 3:11a (NRSV) “Who told you that you were naked? “Who said to you that you needed to be anything but naked and unashamed? Who told you that you were anything but … Read more

Jesus Will Be the Death of You

Jesus Will Be the Death of You View in browser May 5, 2022 Jesus Will Be the Death of You Matt Laney Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it.” – Matthew 16:25 (NIV) NEWS FLASH: You are going … Read more

If You Say So

If You Say So View in browser May 4, 2022 If You Say So Mary Luti Jesus said to Simon, “Put out into deep water and let down your nets for a catch.” Simon answered, “[Teacher], we have worked all night but have caught nothing. Yet if you say so, I will let down the … Read more

Call Stories

Call Stories View in browser May 3, 2022 Call Stories Liz Miller God said to me: O mortal, stand up on your feet, and I will speak with you. – Ezekiel 2:1 (NRSV) We tell stories of biblical prophets as if receiving a call from God is reserved for an elite squad of ancient rabble-rousers. … Read more

Tune My Heart

Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Tune My Heart View in browser January 17, 2022 Tune My Heart Vince Amlin Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who activates all … Read more

Barefooted Blessings

Barefooted Blessings View in browser May 1, 2022 Barefooted Blessings Phiwa Langeni God said, “Don’t come any closer. Remove your sandals from your feet. You’re standing on holy ground.” – Exodus 3:5 (MSG) At a recent meeting, the centering activity snatched my attention. The leader invited attendees to imagine this scenario (greatly paraphrased with some … Read more

The Role of Human

The Role of Human View in browser April 30, 2022 The Role of Human Donna Schaper Thou shalt not kill. – Exodus 20:13 (KJV) I knew Alec Baldwin in Greenwich Village. We met talking about the Judson Memorial Church sign, which he credits with having convinced him to come to NYU and the city long … Read more

Just One Rib?!

Just One Rib?! View in browser April 29, 2022 Just One Rib?! Kaji Douša God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept; then God took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. And the rib that God had taken from the man was made into a … Read more

Guilt and Garlic Necklaces

Guilt and Garlic Necklaces View in browser April 28, 2022 Guilt and Garlic Necklaces Lillian Daniel Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. – Colossians 3:12 (NRSV) As a pastor during the pandemic, I tell people I have never worked harder and to less effect. Wherever you may be in your pandemic routines … Read more

Keep the Child Alive

Keep the Child Alive View in browser April 27, 2022 Keep the Child Alive Kenneth Samuel Then the king said, “Do not kill the child, but give him to the woman who wants him to live, for she is his mother!” – 1 Kings 3:27 (NLT) My younger brother and I had quite a few … Read more