As the world watches South Sudan, the Rev. Jesse Zink has been writing about the deeper context behind the conflict, and the church’s role in the new country’s history. He writes:
Day: December 21, 2013
A number of Episcopal churches participated in services memorializing people who died homeless this year. It isn’t clear to me whether these services are coordinated nationally, or if they simply spring up in particular areas. Whatever the case, this is a movement that is ready for its moment.
Thomas’ question to Jesus about how they were to follow him when they didn’t know his agenda or his itinerary is one that is easy for us to relate to. We like to be in control of where we go, when and how, but sometimes we just can’t do that.