View from the Pew: 8 New Sacred Spaces

As someone who has spent most of my adult life serving local congregations, the opportunities to visit other faith communities for worship have been few and far between.  In recent months, however, I have been able to participate in worship in many sacred spaces as a guest. In my final post of 2015 I shared eight images from my "view from the pew" series.  Since the start of 2016, I have been fortunate enough to visit an additional eight congregations.  Images of these experiences Read More …

A Few Thoughts on Who Jesus Is

Yesterday the United Church of Christ's Stillspeaking Writers' Group shared fourteen thoughts about who Jesus is.  Three of their thoughts spoke to me: Jesus is the one who makes God real for me Jesus is the one who calls me out to the other on behalf of myself In Jesus, God shared in the kind of life you and I live So What? As you continue on your holy week journey what are some of your thoughts about who Jesus is?  Has some aspect of who Jesus is become more clear for you in Read More …