Before they went to sleep, she came up to them on the roof and said to the men: “I know that the Lord has given you the land, and that dread of you has fallen on us, and that all the inhabitants of … [Read more...] about Rahab, Professional Badass and Sometimes Prophet
What then will the owner of the vineyard do? He will come and destroy the tenants and give the vineyard to others. You need to know that the Church does not belong to you. You need to know … [Read more...] about The Church Isn’t Yours (So Let It Go Before God Takes It Back) [Mark 12]
From the wilderness of Sin the whole congregation of the Israelites journeyed by stages, as the Lord commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink. The people … [Read more...] about Dry Rocks to Water Fountains [Exodus 17]
My God! My God! why have you forsaken me. -Last Words of Christ- You have put me in the depths of the Pit, in the regions dark and deep. Your wrath lies heavy upon me, and you overwhelm me … [Read more...] about My God. My God. Why.
This week's Matthew lectionary text is the Transfiguration *again,* (so much transfiguration!), and so this week for an early Monday Meditation, I'm publishing a sermon I preached two years ago on the … [Read more...] about Lent Without “My” Jesus
"My Lord, it is time to move on. Well then, may your will be done. O my Lord and my Spouse, the hour that I have longed for has come. It is time to meet one another." - Teresa of Avila - I've been … [Read more...] about “Jesus is My Boyfriend”: A Valentine’s Day Hebrew Bible Excursus
Out of the depths I cry to you, Lord; Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy. If you, Lord, kept a record of sins, Lord, who could stand? But with you there is … [Read more...] about Advent at 3am