“What about them?”

John as, Sacred Storyteller, loves images and invites us to ponder word pictures and parables.   In John 21, Jesus cooks breakfast. I love this image: Jesus cooking breakfast. As the sea laps against the shoreline in the pre-dawn light and  the disciples’ voices drift over the water, Jesus comes as a cook. He builds […]

A 6 Verse test for General Conference

The upcoming General Conference on human sexuality will say more about our understanding of God than our understanding of human sexuality.   Will we affirm that “we are incorporated into God’s mighty acts of salvation and given new birth through water and the Spirit” and that “all this is God’s gift, offered to us without price?” […]

Tested- Hungry-Awake

Luke tells us that “Jesus returned from the Jordan River full of the Holy Spirit,” and that makes perfect sense. Every time we sing “Child of blessing, child of promise”, I want to waltz down the center aisle holding that newly baptized child of God! The sky cracked open, the Holy Spirit landed on Christ […]