Lent

Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you that have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy? Listen…

In Robert Frost’s poem “Birches,” the speaker describes his love of birch trees, whose branches bend to left and right, and he imagines a boy swinging from them, traversing up and down. He writes, He learned all there was To learn about not launching out too soon And so not…

Yesterday some of my Journey friends mentioned they’re having a difficult time coming up with a Lenten practice, or needed a basic rundown on how this whole Lent thing works, and asked if I could put together a little cheat sheet or conversation starter to help them think through it….

    On Maundy Thursday of Holy Week, we remember the Last Supper Jesus shared with his disciples and friends, breaking bread and sharing wine. And in John’s gospel, we also encounter Jesus as servant, kneeling before a wash basin and washing the feet of his students. John 13:12-15 says:…

This Moltmann Monday, here are some wise words from our German friend about Jesus’ suffering and death. They come from p.178 from The Way of Jesus Christ: The theology of surrender is misunderstood and perverted into the very opposite unless it is grasped as being the theology of the pain…

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