Prayerbook

JOY AND SUFFERING

  It’s really quite strange how strange we find suffering to be. The beleaguered first-century Christians whom Peter instructs in Continue Reading →

When Life Doesn’t Go As Planned

    Where is God when things don’t go as planned, when your life feels out of control, and you Continue Reading →

A Lover’s Quarrel with the World

  Our children had a wonderful nanny, a member of one of the first congregations I served.  Over the years Continue Reading →

STAY AWAKE!

There is such urgency in Jesus’ voice as he warns his followers to stay awake and be on the lookout Continue Reading →

THE QUALITY OF MERCY

The figures in this parable represent character types that we know well — the Pharisee, the pretentious prig, and the Continue Reading →