11th Hour Preacher Party: Seeing and Serving

This week’s readings, whether in the Narrative Lectionary or the Revised Common Lectionary, invite us to consider different ways of seeing: sight restored, seeing as God sees, and taking note of those¬†on our paths¬†every day. All offer rich images for us to ponder. In what direction is your pondering headed this week? Are you observing… Read More

11th Hour Preacher’s Party:Mountain top edition

It’s the last Sunday before Lent. And both the Narrative and the Revised Common Lectionary readings focus on the Transfiguration. The NL post from earlier in the week can be found here. And the RCL post can be found here. Are you with Jesus on the mountain top this week, or anxiously waiting further down… Read More

The Pastoral Is Political: We Shine Brighter Together

I serve a tiny church. It was once a center of activity for a German immigrant community. Later, it was a neighborhood center. Now it is a small band of committed people. There is diversity in these people. We have people whose ancestors come from Africa, Europe, East Asia, and also the Caribbean and Central… Read More