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October 10, 2021-Job 23 (Pentecost 20-Year B)

We have a heightened sense of justice these days. Knowing what is fair and not fair are closely held virtues for every human being. Often our sense of justice is uninformed and lacks nuance. We are eager to see black…

October 3, 2021-Job 1:1, 2:1-10 (Pentecost 19-Year B)

Learning to ask the right questions is one of the hardest skills we have to learn as people. There are times when our grief, pain, and suffering overtake us and we ask, “Why me?” The Book of Job may not…

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August 29, 2021-James 1:17-27 (Pentecost 14-Year B)

The Book of James opens a new way of thinking for people in the midst of suffering, hardship, and even persecution. This week's episode explores some of these deep themes of listening and humility. For James, wisdom is the foundation…