I had this idea that I was going to start blogging a lot more, because right around the turn of the year, I started blogging a lot more. I think I thought I could write blogposts to prime the sermon-writing pump, but I just plain don't write fast enough. We're still working on consistency of… Continue reading Spoiler Alert
"Oh, Jenn is catching up with feminism! How cute!"
I'm not sure it's actually possible to idolize the Bible...
Why are we all still talking about God's glory and God's love as two different things? If someone or something's "glory" is basically that person or thing's essence, and "God IS love," then how would God's love and God's glory not be exactly the same thing?
“Discipline” sounds regimented and dull. It sounds like punishment. It sounds like it could be guilt-inducing. It doesn't sound at all like the way to foster freely-given and spontaneous love for anybody.
The key is in listening--first to God, and then to each other.
Over the weekend, I am delighted to report, I (and six others) was graduated from Holy Conversations, the two-year spiritual direction training programme offered by the Anglican Diocese of New England. We all met on Friday evening at our supervisor's house, where we had a lovely, relaxed dinner together. Then the next morning we reconvened,… Continue reading A Reunion with Periwinkle
But...what if Jesus actually did write something? Something more, I mean, than whatever He famously and mysteriously wrote in the dirt...
If Jesus is God the Son of God, doesn't it make sense to give more weight to the words that the Bible tells us He actually spoke, than to other parts of the Bible?