Category Reblogs

Easter People Behind Locked Doors

Originally posted on Downward, Upward, and Forward Behind Jesus:
As a Special Olympian, Andrew has run in many 1 mile “fun runs,” but he has always dreamed of finishing a 5k race. However, Down’s Syndrome and surgically-reconstructed knees have made it impossible. The good news is Easter transforms impossibility into reality. 1 Peter 1:3-9 NRSV It’s…

EDITORIAL: What I Said When My White Friend Asked for My Black Opinion on White Privilege

Originally posted on GOOD BLACK NEWS:
by Lori Lakin Hutcherson, GBN Editor-in-Chief Yesterday I was tagged in a post by an old high school friend, asking me and a few others a very public, direct question about white privilege and racism.  I feel compelled not only to publish his query but also my response to it, as it may…

At the end…

Originally posted on Sacred Touches:
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Too Smart for Our Own Good

Originally posted on Downward, Upward, and Forward Behind Jesus:
John 3:1-17 NRSV In today’s gospel lesson a very knowledgeable and prominent leader of Israel comes to Jesus seeking to discover who Jesus is and what Jesus is all about. Poised and confident, the educated and sophisticated Nicodemus begins his conversation with Jesus: “Now, we know…

Sonshift study starts on Monday, February 20

Originally posted on In My Father's House:
As I mentioned last month, I want to include you in the?creation of?a study curriculum for?my book, Sonshift: Everything Changes in the Father’s Embrace. I will be posting?my first?questions from chapter one titled, “What is Sonshift?” next Monday, February 20th. If you’re not familiar with my book,…

A Prayer for the Refugee

Originally posted on Walter Bright:
For the lonely and forgotten, for the weary and distressed, For the refugee and orphan, and for all who are oppressed, For the stranger who is pleading while insulted and despised, Will You rise? Will You rise? Rise up! Rise up! The earth will fear the Lord when You avenge…

Bridge The Divide

Originally posted on Walking In Christ:
­­This post is being written as part of the Bridges group, seeking to close the divide that is creeping into our society.  I want to thank Susan Irene Fox, Andy Oldham and Lilka Raphael for their work on this project and for inviting me to be a part. I…