I couldn’t pray because deep down I just didn’t believe it was going anywhere, or that I would ever know if it was doing any good. I was totally done, and I was hurt, and I broke up with Jesus (loudly, in the chapel, flailing my fists)…
I pray that you will make space in your life for this season to offer its gifts to you. Lent is not a punishment for sin, but a call to return to the abundant life God desires for you and for the whole creation.
by Seminarian Stephanie Berkas Come join us Wednesday evenings! As we continue on this Lenten journey together, I invite you to pause and reflect on these words from the Rev. Amy Butler, a Baptist minister in Washington, D.C: “We’re smart and good, pretty and talented, witty and full of great ideas. We go to work every
by Greg Singleton ASK GREG December 3, 2013 PRAYER, HUH! WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR? (With Apologies to Edwin Starr for the Paraphrase) Q. I don’t want to be a downer or a doubter, but I don’t honestly know what good prayer does. We pray for peace and it doesn’t come. We pray for an
This Sunday, September 11, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the United States that claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people and changed the course of our nation in ways that we do not fully understand. People’s memories of that day are different, as are our reactions to the events that followed.