Gospel: Luke 14:1, 7-14 On one occasion when Jesus was going to the house of a leader of the Pharisees to eat a meal on the sabbath, they were watching him closely. When he noticed how the guests chose the places
This story originally appeared in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette on February 20, 2016, by Religion reporter, Laurinda Joenks. Roger Joslin tells a love story — the love of his church, his congregants, his community and everyone’s God. The Rev.
Gospel: Luke 24:13-35 In the New York Times last Sunday there was an article about a study measuring the psychological effects of talking with strangers. On the crowded sidewalks of the Brooklyn neighborhood where my daughter lives, everyone is careful to
Gospel: Mark 3:20-35 The crowd came together again, so that Jesus and his disciples could not even eat. When his family heard it, they went out to restrain him, for people were saying, “He has gone out of his mind.” And
Luke 14:1, 7-14 The spirit of hospitality, the welcoming of the stranger, is firmly imbedded in the Christian tradition. If we look deeply at the nature of hospitality we see how it is inextricably linked with Jesus’ larger sense of