Pour your heart out

I protested the death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and so many others yesterday outside of White House.  Asked by a reporter, “Why are you here after the president’s threat?”  I replied simply, “Where else should I be?  He is Caesar, not Lord.  I know my place and he should find his.”  I […]

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What do you do when God leaves you hanging?

“From noon on, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. 46And about three o’clock Jesus cried with a loud voice, ‘Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?’ that is, ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?’” | Matthew 27.45-46, NRSV “Has anyone seen God?”  Jill M. Hudson writes in Congregational Trauma: caring, coping and […]

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A Service of Lament: When God leaves you hanging

Welcome| “Has anyone seen God?”  Jill. M. Hudson writes in Congregational Trauma: caring, coping and learning, Trauma can strike anywhere any time and the church is generally ill- prepared to respond.” Many of us were taught that God is omnipresent, that the Divine was always around here somewhere, that God would come from up there […]

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Hitching a ride to Calvary: Going Jesus’ way?

“Then Jesus told his disciples, ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.  For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will find it.  For what will it profit them if they […]

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