In Memphis, my hometown, the Episcopal priest comes down from the altar, walks to the middle of the pews to be with the people, we would all stand and turn our bodies so our shoulders would face the priest and hear the word of God with our whole bodies. Many traditions, including Jewish and Muslim trad
During my sharing I’ll be reading from the First Nations Version of the bible, called “Walking the Good Road.” I learned of this First Nations translation from the Inward-Outward daily meditations and really appreciate how fresh language enlivens the story being told. For example :
Our Suffering Produces Understanding of our Problems and ultimately leads to Transformation to be who God wants us to be and Create the Beloved Community
Good morning friends, community, family. Greetings from my second homeland, El Salvador, where I have been for the last three weeks, and will remain until early April. I am pleased that, although we are physically far apart, we are close together in our hearts and in the spirit.
Readings: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 and Psalm 19 • Philippians 3:4b-14 • Matthew 21:33-46
Good morning, 8th Day! It’s great to be worshiping with you all today. I’m especially excited to be sharing the teaching today because this Sunday and throughout the fall, there are over 40 congregations in our region who are joining with us in celebrating Climate in the Pulpits. Whether it’s through a guest preacher, like me, or a separate workshop and discussion time, these congregations are joining with you in learning about and acting on our damaged climate.