Where are you in this picture?

Mark 3:1-5 tells the story of Jesus healing a man with a withered hand.  This miracle was overshadowed by the fact that Jesus healed the man on the Sabbath, breaking the religious laws of his time.  I think… Read More

On Agnes and becoming a child of God

Today we celebrate St Agnes, a Christian martyr who died in Rome around 304 during the last and fiercest round of persecutions of Christianity by Roman emperors. Agnes’ name means “pure” in Greek and “lamb” in Latin. She… Read More

A new teaching–with authority!

Today’s reading from Mark (Mark 1: 21-28) tells a story from the beginning of Jesus’ ministry and the theme of the reading has to do with Jesus’ authority.  When the Sabbath comes, Jesus goes to teach in the… Read More

Epiphany: Seeing the world a new way

Do you remember Magic Eye? It was a 3-D photo craze in the 1990’s, repeated flat patterns which at first glance seemed to have no real meaning BUT when you looked at them long enough, in a certain… Read More

Dig Deeper: Waiting for the Bus

“What is the most surprising way Jesus has shown up in your life?” That question was the start of our most interesting conversation yet last week in our book discussion group.  We’ve been talking about Rob Bell’s “Love… Read More