May 27, 2018

Reading Galatians 1: 6-17 (NRSV) Thank God for the apostle Paul! Without Paul to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, Christians might not be on our current path today. Or maybe so. Because Paul says that the gospel, the good news of Christ, does not come from humans; it is not … Continue reading May 27, 2018

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March 8, 2015

Reading Galatians 3:23-29 (NRSV) Imagine the scene: you are with other people in a law office for the reading of a will. You hear your name as one of the heirs. You are curious. What does the will say? What have you inherited? Is your inheritance different from what other people get? In today's reading, … Continue reading March 8, 2015

June 30, 2013

Reading Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20; Galatians 5:1, 13-25 (NRSV) Today’s Psalm reminds me of sleepless nights when anxieties cycle through my head: undone projects at work or home; transitioning my dad into a memory-care situation; belligerent politicians; violence in our world. As the psalmist says about the night of trouble, “my soul refuses to be comforted.” … Continue reading June 30, 2013