Have you ever said the phrase, “make yourself at home?” Have you ever had anyone take you up on that offer? Did they eat from your fridge? Did they kick you out of your room and sleep there? Hospitality is more than opening our homes, it is about addressing the difference of power between the host and guest. How are Christians to address the hostility within hospitality?
Why is it uncomfortable to look into the face of another? Could it be that we see something in the face of the other that is holy and sacred? Is this why we prefer to look at one another through the “veil” of technology?
When we celebrate Communion, we usually focus on the ways this meal brings us together and makes us one. But what about the host who is broken and sacrificed? Could Communion also be a practice that invites us into hospitality that is uncomfortable?
Strangers tend to make us uncertain or afraid because they can be, well, strange. But what does it mean to encounter God in the stranger?
Why was John motivated to point Jesus out and who is this other disciple with Andrew? The answer reveals a lot about our own relationship with Christ.
What does it mean to be baptized and why does it matter? Does such an ancient practice still “hold water” today?
This weekend, we’ll celebrate Epiphany, the Christian holiday of unveiling or revealing. Come and learn how God builds trust with us through Christ’s epiphany
Are Hope, Faith, Joy and Love sufficient to sustain us even as the chaos of life continues?
Love is not quiet. John 3:16 is a verse we can most often quote, yet sometimes we do not embody the magnificence of the text. Let us together see how we are called to live boldly in love in the midst of all of the chaos.