The Wordle of God for the People of God
I guess what I’m trying to say is that we’ve got Amazon Prime two-day shipping. You can press a few buttons and, within two hours, have a week’s worth of groceries ready to pick up at your nearest Target. But sometimes resurrection isn’t like that.
Like a Rock in Your Shoe
The hope of the resurrection is defiantly persistent — like a rock in your shoe. But y’all, for the love of God, keep walking.
The World’s Largest Ball of Paint
There's good news here — especially in our performance-driven, achievement-motivated culture. Because it gives us permission to not have it all figured out.
Paul is saying that there is an interconnectedness and an interdependence inherent. And he does all of this by reminding the Corinthians that their social body has its grounding — its origin — in the broken, mutilated, weak, and crucified body of Jesus.
When you offer your gifts for the common good, toward Beloved Community, Jesus shines through you. That’s the epiphany.
Who am I if I don't have what it takes?
Home By Another Way
I'm inviting, I hope, a reframing that names the truth that God’s got us. That perhaps in ways we can’t see, the year that has been will be a gift from God to our future selves. That the flames of the dumpster fire might be purifying and refining.