Day: July 12, 2015

Neither hot nor cold: General Convention on Palestine/Israel

Neither hot nor cold: General Convention on Palestine/Israel

The Revds. Winnie Varghese and C. Eric Funston express their disappointment in the lack of discussion allowed or action taken by General Convention 2015 on Israel/Palestine. The resolution died in the House of Bishops, never getting to the House of Deputies. From Varghese in the Huffington Post, “Episcopal Bishops Did Not Reject Divestment from Israel” Last […]

Speaking to the Soul: God can use anything even a towel

Speaking to the Soul: God can use anything even a towel

Mark 5:25-34 In the first century there was a woman in Jerusalem named Berenice. She had a hemorrhage of blood, probably what we call menorrhagia. Mennorrhagia is treatable today, and doesn’t carry the stigma that it did in first-century Jerusalem. For Berenice, though, her issue of blood was more problematic. She was probably in constant pain, […]