August 12, 2018

Reading Joshua 1: 10-18 (NRSV) Joshua commands the people according to God's instructions. He has tasks for everyone. Some tribes will stay on the east side of the Jordan River, most will cross the Jordan to the west; the warriors from all of the tribes will unite and help each other, no matter where they … Continue reading August 12, 2018

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August 5, 2018

Reading Joshua 1:1-9 (NRSV) When Moses dies, the people of Israel are in transition. They have to leave the life they know to proceed across the Jordan. God tells Joshua, "now proceed." God encourages them: "Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed...for... God is with you wherever you go." I witnessed three … Continue reading August 5, 2018