Found

Found

Our passage comes from John’s gospel. Themes that arise are those of community, belonging and understanding. Jesus is absent for much of the dialogue, but his actions are central to understanding the passage. What do we see? How do we react to what we see? ...
Finding God in the Psalms

Finding God in the Psalms

In Psalm 69:6 we find the following words: Lord, the Lord Almighty, may those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me; God of Israel, may those who seek you not be put to shame because of me. Often the greatest barrier to receiving new followers of Jesus are...
Divisions

Divisions

The woman at the well is a famous passage. Jesus meets a Samaritan woman at a well. The engage in a brief exchange and the woman goes away changed.  The disciples are flabbergasted, those that hear about Jesus become followers. On the surface there is nothing out...
Prayer for the Sick

Prayer for the Sick

Watch now dear Lord, With those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight, And give your angels charge over those who sleep. Tend your sick ones, O Lord Christ; Rest your weary ones, Bless your dying ones, Soothe your suffering ones, Pity your afflicted ones, Shield your...
Radical Love

Radical Love

In the second Sunday of Lent we look at the midnight encounter between Jesus and Nicodemus. We allow Nicodemus to ask questions on our behalf, providing a sense of relief that it is alright to ask questions which might seem silly. Additionally, we encounter one of the...

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