December 9, 2018

Reading Luke 2: 1-20 (NRSV) "Glory to God...and on earth peace...!" Why should these two ideas come in the same angelic chorus? What links them together? A baby has been born in Bethlehem and lies in a manger. An angel proclaims the good news to some shepherds: this baby is a Savior, the Messiah, the … Continue reading December 9, 2018

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December 2, 2018

Reading Matthew 9: 19-21 (NRSV) A woman who has been ill for 12 years touches the fringe of the cloak of Jesus, hoping to be healed. Twelve years! Can you imagine the daily energy loss from continuous hemorrhaging? How can she still have hope that something will change? Where did she get the vision of … Continue reading December 2, 2018