June 12, 2016 Peg Weissbrod
What would life be like if we didn’t have to think or talk about sin? Why don’t we just blithely live our lives and not burden ourselves with all that negative talk about sin? Because God wants to crack open the hard shells, resistances, and judgments that stand in the way of the abundant life for which we were created.
In her little book, Speaking of Sin, Barbara Brown Taylor tells the story of an Eskimo hunter who went to see the local missionary who had been preaching in his village. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: abundance, faith, forgiveness, harlot, judgment, Luke 7, pharisee, witness
June 5, 2016 Peg Weissbrod
I don’t doubt for a moment that Jesus brought the son of the widow of Nain back to life. Jesus was reported to be a wonder worker, a healer – and the gospels relate several occasions when Jesus brought a dead person back to life. After all, our Christian faith’s foundation is resurrection. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Back in Business, change the world, communion, community, compassion, criticism, cynicism, hope, life-giving, Luke 7, mission, no commitment, power, prophetic, resurrection, truth