Day: May 22, 2016

Aging is a feature, not a bug

May is Older Americans Month. As a church, let’s take this opportunity to consider both our attitudes toward our older members, and also our plans for working with them and with the seniors in our communities as they (and we) age.

Seven billion stages and an empty theater

Our lives stop being lives and begin to be a series of one-act plays on stages within audiences – since everyone we think should listen is busy on their own stage. Seven billion stages and an empty theater – empty but for God who leans forward, loving what God sees ferociously, leaning forward in his one auditorium seat, with God’s elbows on God’s knees, eyes wide, full of beaming love.