Lent 1

Noah’s Ark is actually a pretty terrifying story.   While it is often the faire of Vacation Bible School, it has a dark, deep truth hidden in it.   In between the zebras and anteaters is a shift in the understanding of God’s relationship to creation and the Israelites.   The world God created has... Continue Reading →

Ash Wednesday

Ashes have been used as a symbol for repentance long before the church adopted the practice to start Lent and long before Christ spent forty years in the dessert.   Prophets, kings, and indeed whole communities use the symbol in the Old Testament to denote sorrow and supplication for forgiveness.   In Christianity, the practice... Continue Reading →

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