What are you looking for? The next day John again was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he exclaimed, “Look, here is the Lamb of God!” The two disciples heard him say this, and they followed Jesus. When Jesus turned and saw them following, he said to them,… Continue reading February 27th- What are you looking for?
Why do you call me, Lord, Lord, and do not do what I tell you? Ash Wednesday Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I tell you? I will show you what someone is like who comes to me, hears my words, and acts on them. That one is like… Continue reading Ash Wednesday, February 26th
Are You Talking to ME? Tuesday, February 25th I was struggling to keep awake as I sat in the middle of a large university lecture hall on an early Monday morning. Just as my head began to nod, the professor yelled to me, “Go ahead and sleep, I don’t care!” Startled awake, I ‘looked around’… Continue reading Are You Talking to ME? (Introduction to Lenten Devotional Series)
Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you…” (Genesis 12:1 NRSV) When the Lord saw that (Moses) had turned aside to see, God called to him out of the bush, “Moses, Moses!” And he said, “Here I am.”… Continue reading The Small Call
Romans 15:7 (NRSV) Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God. Philippians 2:2-4 (NRSV) Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves. Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others. I generally… Continue reading Wave More (Tweet Less…?)
Romans 12:2 (NRSV) Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect. I’m chuckling about this now, but when I chose the word awaken as my guiding word for this year,… Continue reading Awakening is Uncomfortable
John 4:5-10 (NRSV) (Jesus) came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, near the plot of ground that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was sitting by the well. It was about noon. A Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her,… Continue reading My Neighbor, James