Friday Prayer: Ashes Again

I saw the wildfires, Lord. The flames licking at houses, scorching trees. The stuff of homes and families and memories… GONE. I am undone. The raging power of the flames scared me, their passion was so all-consuming. but unlike the fires, You are not capricious. You are not destructive. I searched my heart… In the… Read More

Friday Prayer: A Confession

Rev. Deborah Vaughn is a hospice chaplain endorsed by the Alliance of Baptists, and Assistant Minister at Twinbrook Baptist Church in Rockville, MD. She blogs at An Unfinished Symphony and was a contributor to There‚Äôs a Woman in the Pulpit. She is an avid Buckeye fan despite living with her family live outside Washington, DC.… Read More

We who believe in Freedom cannot rest

A week ago, I sat listening and praying in Ebenezer United Methodist Church on Capitol Hill, an historic black church. I attended at the invitation of a friend who was part of the arrests in the Capitol on July 13th of this year. She and others were taken to lock-up for praying and singing in… Read More