On the Way: Nurturing New Communities

“Thus, I make it my ambition to proclaim the good news, not where Christ has already been named, so that I do not build on someone else’s foundation, but as it is written, “Those who have never been told of him shall see, and those who have never heard of him shall...

Holy Week

“As Jesus was now approaching the path down from the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice for all the deeds of power that they had seen, saying, “Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!...

How Long O Lord?

“How long, O Lord? Will you hide yourself forever?” (Psalm 89:46a). Psalm 89 brings to a close Book III of the Psalms. It is a royal psalm that begins and ends in praise. In the middle of Psalm 89 there is both a deep resolve to affirm the promises of God and a deep...

A Word of Hope

“Give ear, O my people, to my teaching; incline your ears to the words of my mouth” (Psalm 78:1). On Sunday morning, I was blessed to lead worship with the people of God at St. Paul, Jenera. Right after the children’s message, Bibles were presented to the 3rd Graders...

Conference of Bishops

“But for me it is good to be near God…” (Psalm 73:28a). In this morning’s Psalm reading, the psalmist is reminded of the nearness of God. With so much pain and strife in our world, we may wonder about the promise of God’s presence. There are moments in the Psalms when...