When we think we are strong we fool ourselves, perhaps even our society – but never God. When we accept our weakness, embrace it, and turn afresh to God in prayer, share reconciliation and go out with the good news we have, then He does the work. It is dreadfully hard, always shaped like a cross, and feels like one too, but it is the way of Christ and it leads to glory.
Day: August 13, 2013
Abby Ohlheiser reports for The Atlantic:
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The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is meeting in its Churchwide Assembly this week. They are
What’s revealed to me about God and God’s kingdom through the Eucharist and parables gets delivered in a way that manages to be both physical–– the detail of the nests in that mustard shrub, for example, or the taste of that yellow, sweet wine in my mouth –– and profoundly mysterious.
Reflection on the Rev. David Sellery serves as an Episcopal priest that seeks to proclaim the good news of God in Christ in worship, pastoral care, education, stewardship, and congregational growth.