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December 25, 2021-Luke 2:1-14 (Nativity C)

The birth of Jesus is a collision between the powerful and powerless. Like so many other occasions, the grace of God is revealed at the margins or the edges. Jesus' with happens in a small town, in a single family…

December 19, 2021-Luke 1:39-45 (Advent 4-Year C)

We all have a story. That story is part of God's story which intersects the stories of others. Mary, the mother of Jesus, comes to share her story with Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist. When their stories intersect…

December 12, 2021-Luke 3:7-18 (Advent 3-Year C)

The age of social media often invites us to make statements about politics, injustice, etc. Often we feel that the opinion we have on something equates with fruitful action about it. John the Baptist makes it clear in his witness…

December 5, 2021-Luke 3:1-6 (Advent 2-Year C)

Religious people are often guilty of using religious jargon. Words that lack explanation or context. This week's episode explores four simply words that introduce the work of John the Baptist. Baptism. Repentance. Forgiveness. Sin. Each of these words are powerful…

November 28, 2021-Luke21:25-36 (Advent 1-Year C)

Often the stories of Jesus' second coming frighten us. We read of signs in the stars and chaos on the earth. Jesus's explanation of the coming reign and rule of God are not intended to offer us more anxiety and…

November 7, 2021-Revelation 21:1-6a (All Saints Sunday)

During these days of pandemic and polarity, many people have taken “hope” into their own hands. This week's episode opens up the Book of Revelation and points to the true hope we can all have. God is moving and at…

October 31, 2021-Mark 12:28-34 (Pentecost 23-Year B)

Naming the most important truth of faith is hard to do. Jesus' words in Mark 12 make clear what that truth must be for Christians. Our most important truth is love. Beyond being in love, Jesus calls us to embody…

October 17, 2021-Job 38:1-7, 24-41 (Pentecost 21 -Year B)

Our longing for justice from God can be wrongly motivated. We want justice for others but sometimes. not ourselves. In this week's episode, we come face to face with the God of justice. Instead of wielding the gavel, this God…