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Tag Archives: Doctrine & Practice

Why do we pray to stay in this sinful world?

We pray to stay in this sinful world because that’s what we know. We don’t really know who God is and if his kingdom really exists and so forth. We want to be secure. That’s why we have to learn to be God’s “nomad people” — we have to learn to move on in life and leave our securities and trust that God provides. This is a long learning process,which takes sometimes our entire life!

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The God of the gaps

“Where God tears great gaps we should not try to fill them with human words. They should remain open. Our only comfort is the God of the resurrection, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ” -Dietrich Bonhoeffer This was one of the quotes I used Sunday in my Easter message …

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Bringing Good Friday to the streets

“We're not those kind of people,” said two women entering the nude bar. It was ironic hearing those words jump out of her mouth as she quickly turned away from our sidewalk sanctuary altar she had paused to peek upon. But like a frog from a hand, she and her …

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We all have a place at God’s table

This is a poem about the 'rich man', the disciple called Joseph of Arimathea. It's popular today in America and in some corners of the church, to demonize the rich. It's ironic to me since in relationship to many in the world, our poor, is their rich.

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