Jesus said, "Whoever welcomes you welcomes me." Now, he was talking to his disciples, but I also think that applies to Jesus' disciples throughout all time and space. That means, any and all who want to know about Jesus, any and all who long for God's presence and want to know the love of God, anyone who desires to come, is welcome here.… Read the rest “Table Meditation (Gospel) for Proper 8a – 28-June-20”
In the passage from Matthew, Jesus tells the disciples to "Go and make disciples of all nations." We can talk about the fact that there's still work for us to do to complete this task, but what I'd like to talk about is what to do with those disciples when they're made. … Read the rest “Table Meditation (Gospel) for Trinity-a – 7-June-20”
It's interesting how many great things start with just a little. From twelve confused and scared apostles came, in the day of Pentecost, over 3000 believers. From small tongues of fire came understanding and belief.
At the Passover meal, with his disciples, Jesus says "I will never leave you orphaned; I am coming to you." He might have been talking about his coming at the end of time, but he was also surely talking about his constant and continued presence in the form of the promised Holy Spirit. … Read the rest “Table Meditation (Gospel) for Easter 6a – 17-May-20”