"The monastery is a school of love because it teaches us to forget ambition, convenience and self-gratification in order to open our hearts to love."
I woke up this morning with the sunrise in my eyes, blinding me as I rolled over to turn off my alarm. I thought about the brightness of that sunrise and felt this giddy surge of excitement that I have good news to share with people who are afraid.
Throughout history, Dr. Eddy argues, there have been three marriage models that have evolved with society: traditional marriage, romantic marriage, and consumer marriage. But which of these models is the right one for a Christian marriage? None of them, answers Eddy.
I'm grateful for the wise and courageous leadership of our Conference Superintendent Mark Stromberg. These are some words from a recent letter to churches and pastors. The ministries in which you are involved matter. The manner in which you conduct yourselves also counts, as it is noticed by others and either reflects well on your … Continue reading Wise Words for Church Leaders
"How long will grown men and women in this world keep drawing in their coloring books an image of God that makes them sad?” -Meister Eckhart (1260-1328)
LECTIONARY REFLECTION | 17th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST LUKE 17:5-10 One of the hardest things to keep in balance is the fact that Jesus Christ is both "lover of our soul" and "Lord of the universe." He's beloved friend and coming King. One moment he is wooing us with his tender compassion and the next he … Continue reading Genies & Masters