We, as Christians, bear the responsibility of taking great care in reading and understanding God’s Word, and an even greater responsibility in applying it in our choices, decisions, and actions.Read more "In Context"
Like Jacob, who limped away from his encounter with God, we discover during the season of Lent that we bear the marks of sin, the marks of repentance, and the marks of forgiveness. As we are marked by ashes, we will hear once again that we finite and frail, destined to become again the dust from which we were formed. As we are marked by ashes, we will remember once again our Savior who bore our infirmities on the cross. As we are marked by ashes, we will affirm our hope in the promise of God’s grace and mercy that leads us to eternal life.Read more "Marked: Ash Wednesday Homily, 2018"
Our definition of perfection has become skewed. Perfection, as Jesus means it, is fully becoming the person God created you to be, something we can never give up trying to become.Read more "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Holy Perfection"
Jesus teaches his followers about those who are happy and blessed. We might not be so eager to follow in their footsteps, even if it is the only way to experience true joy.Read more "A Blessed Life"
Jesus offers salvation and restoration to those of us who are works in progress.Read more "Out of Order"
We are God’s cell phones.Read more "Holy Dependent"
The prayer Jesus teaches his followers offers us a delicious feast, and as we chew on each word, we get to savor every flavor that comes.Read more "Bread for the Day"
Independence means something different today than it did two hundred years ago.Read more "Traveling Light"
A roast can teach us a lot about the cost of doing things they way we’ve always done them…Read more "The Challenge of Tradition"
Even if we feel unprepared to answer God’s call, we can trust that God will give us what we need to succeed.Read more "Out of the Nest"