• Jan 23

    Weekly Meanderings, 23 January 2021

    Our weekly selection of links across the web.
    Weekly Meanderings, 23 January 2021

    It’s been very cold around here, and our walks involved several layers and some hats and some scarves and some strong, warm boots. But it’s refreshing too. And always good to arrive back home into the warmth.

    Sorry to read ...

  • Jan 22

    The Fear of God

    We need to recover something about God
    The Fear of God

    The Fear of God, by Mike Glenn

    I was about to turn 16 years old and days away from getting my driver’s license. When I was a teenager, getting your driver’s license was the ultimate passport to freedom. With your license, ...

  • Jan 21

    Question: What Kind of Person Do You Want to Be?

    Exploring character
    Question: What Kind of Person Do You Want to Be?

    It’s a question that needs to be asked: What kind of person do I want to be or to become? Not how successful do I want to be? Which lead to a different question:

    What do I need to do now to become that kind of person? Which leads ...

  • Jan 20

    The Question is Not Whose Side is God On?

    ... but are you on God's side?
    The Question is Not Whose Side is God On?

    Whose Side is God On? An Inauguration Day Reflection, by Carmen Joy Imes

    Four years ago, President Donald Trump took the oath of office and all over America hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in protest, some of them ...

  • Jan 20

    A Psalm for Inauguration Day

    A psalm, a prayer for President Joseph Biden
    A Psalm for Inauguration Day

    Psa. 72:1 Endow the king with your justice, O God,
    the royal son with your righteousness.

    2 May he judge your people in righteousness,
    your afflicted ones with justice.

    3 May the mountains bring prosperity to the people, the hills ...

  • Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.

    As Christians we take the bible seriously as the Word of God. It provides touchstone through which we can discern the will and ways of God. Paul wrote to Timothy:

    But as for you, ...
  • Jan 19

    Jesus and Women: Subversive?

    Was Jesus subversive of a Jewish honor culture?
    Jesus and Women: Subversive?

    One of the ironies of contemporary discussions about whether or not women should be ordained or not is the role Christ plays in the arguments against women’s ordination. William Witt, in Icons of Christ, offers nothing less ...

  • Jan 18

    M.L. King, Jr. Day

    The letter from a Birmingham jail
    M.L. King, Jr. Day

    One of the most significant statements in the history of the Civil Rights struggle. It never gets old for me.

    April 16, 1963

    MY DEAR FELLOW CLERGYMEN:

    While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement ...

  • Jan 18

    Is Critical Race Theory a Religion? Responding to Carl Trueman

    A linguist examines Trueman's claims
    Is Critical Race Theory a Religion? Responding to Carl Trueman

    By Valerie Hobbs

    Carl Trueman's article on Critical Race Theory for the February issue of First Things caught my eye last night because of this provocative claim about religious language:

    All-embracing and transformative views often ...
  • Jan 17

    Light of the World

    Prayer for the Week
    Light of the World

    Almighty God,
    whose Son our Savior Jesus Christ is the light of the world:

    Grant that your people,
    illumined by your Word and Sacraments,
    may shine with the radiance of Christ's glory,

    that he may be known, worshipped, and obeyed ...

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