Are You a Walking Contradiction?

Are You a Walking Contradiction?

When does it end? Lent is not merely a season but a reminder to pay attention to those who are suffering. If our eyes are fixed on Jesus, then how can we ever look away? Lent is not 40 days, a six-week series of steps. No, Jesus is always around here somewhere in the...
How Death Can Take on New Meaning

How Death Can Take on New Meaning

We’re all going to die. For those who remain during this global pandemic that has now claimed the lives of more than six million fellow human beings, the Lenten season is just another reason we should focus on our mortality. Our inevitable death can take on new...
Lenten Lectionary | When Something Gets Hold of Us

Lenten Lectionary | When Something Gets Hold of Us

It was during a testimony service in 1997, if I remember correctly. I guess I should say, it was a regular three-to-four-hour worship service, and we were just at the testimony time. I, as usual, was hungry and ready to go. It was getting late, and I had school in the...