Posts From the monthly archives: "November 2016"

The Light Shining in the Darkness, that Cannot be Overcome Isaiah 2:1-5, Psalm 122, Romans 13:11-14, Matthew 24:36-44 This Sunday’s lectionary texts surprise us with a vision of peace that breaks in, disrupting business as usual. Isaiah’s rousing vision of nations streaming to God’s mountain is…(Read More)

The Light Shining in the Darkness, that Cannot be Overcome During this time of Advent preparation for the birth of Jesus, I offer you a message of hope. This is a hope embodied in the spirit and will of all those who refuse to submit to the forces of oppression, violence and injustice, to the…(Read More)

Enough.

Today, I visited the home of a Palestinian family living on Mt. Gerizim, above the city of Nablus. Two other guests were sharing about efforts to heal the political divisions within the Palestinian community. If Palestinians are to have any hope of survival, let alone the capacity to resolve the bitter dispute with Israelis, they…(Read More)

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