Topic: darkness

Candle stick lit in darkness.

Testify To The Light

December 14, 2020
John’s task, and ours as well, is to “testify” to what Messiah will be doing. John points out that in fact Messiah is already among us, and we have yet…
Sidewalk chalk art with a smiley face and the word Pause underneath.

Let the Light Shine

October 19, 2020
Being “children of light and children of the day” means we in a different relationship with others and the world…where we welcome the outcast and tear down the supposed hierarchies…
Young girl looking through a window.

Fear and Great Joy

April 13, 2020
Easter is scary, and joyous at the same time; resurrection is more than a feel-good metaphorical concept – it changes us.
Photo of light streaming through a dark forest.

How Do We Fit In?

March 30, 2020
The UMC is experiencing a shift, and in many ways is serving as a case study for how NOT to negotiate it. We can do better - we can live…
Sunrise, the dawn of a new day.

Waiting for Morning

March 9, 2020
If we gloss over the pain and jump too quickly for the redemption, we are going to miss the point...we're going to miss God.