There is only us.

Genesis 45 Let’s catch up. We’re here at the end of the Joseph story. Joseph, the beloved, chosen son of Rachel and Jacob, is sold to Midianites as a slave by his seething, jealous brothers. The brothers report to their devastated father that Jacob has been killed by a wild animal. They show him a … Continue reading There is only us.

Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday Raleigh Mennonite Church Talking about the Trinity is an opportunity to be wrong. As soon as you start trying to explain how God is one thing and three persons at the same time, you’re doomed. We try to get our minds around it, try to find the right metaphor, an apple or a … Continue reading Trinity Sunday

Ascension 2017

Luke 1:39-57 You probably know some of Roald Dahl’s work, books like James and the Giant Peach or Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I’ve read the complete set with Tennyson over the past couple years. But the last book I read, the final books we read, was Boy, Roald Dahl’s autobiography. It was in this … Continue reading Ascension 2017