Lent 3, 2018

There was no space for us in God’s domain (we couldn’t even step on the same hill without dying) until God took ten plain and simple Hebrew words to share God’s will, that we make space for the One Who Made Us. Eght simple “don’t”s, two “do”s was all required to include the One Who […]

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Open Table

While I was in college, I asked Philosopher Nicholas Wolterstorff if I could sit in on his liturgy class. I knew I didn’t have time to do the homework, but still wanted to peek in on what he was teaching. He let me! And it was wonderful. We learned about Orthodox liturgy, in particular, and […]

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Lent 2, 2018

God said, “I love you so much, and I am so proud of what you’re becoming. It’s going to change you, make you more than you ever thought possible.” And we laughed. “We will grow in our relationship together, and a sign of that will be a piece of skin you cut off for me.” […]

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Lent 1, 2018

Alone with the beasts, water all around, chaos all around, with nothing to drink, nothing to eat. Kept safe in a box ‘til God’s kingdom, God’s promise, comes near. Noah and his family receive the promise: God will die before allowing Creation to be hurt. Alone with the beasts, dust all around, chaos all around […]

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The Quest to Tell Stories Better

I begin this blog post with a rather shameless plug. The Reformed Church Center at New Brunswick Theological Seminary, working with the RCA Archives and the RCA office for Women’s Transformation and Leadership, announces the beginning of the First Stories Project. Congregations are being invited to conduct oral interviews with the first women to serve […]

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