What does it mean for us as Christians to worship a God who places obstacles in our paths? In fact, what drove the author of Acts to interpret obstacles as being from the Holy Spirit, rather than the forces of evil? Wouldn’t it make more sense to interpret obstacles to the spreading of the Gospel as being devil-sent, and not God-sent?
The world all around us is bursting forth in its leafy, floral finery. What better time than now to dig deep and cultivate a sense of wonder, gratitude, enjoy in our hearts for all the gifts that God has given us, for each precious moment that we have to be with those we love, and to see the miracle of this beautiful earth that bears us tenderly within her embrace?
In a joint statement today, the Presiding Bishop and President of the House of Deputies proposed recommendations that will fulfill the promise of hosting an in-person General convention in Baltimore in July while also seeking to provide as safe a space as possible in the midst of ongoing COVID infections.
I grew up walking distance from the scene of this hateful crime, and my friends and I used to ride our bikes around the neighborhood.
This week Faith To Go formation team members David Tremaine, Charlette Preslar, and special guest the Rev. Jeff Marrinhauk, Canon for Finance in the Diocese of San Diego, discuss Jesus’ promise to his disciples to send peace and the Holy Spirit and what this means for our lives today.