Tag: Suffering

Suffering for Faith

February 28, 2021 Mark 8:31-38 How far are you willing to go for your faith?   Are you willing to put your life on the line if needed?                   There are countless stories of martyrdom throughout Christian history, beginning with Stephen in the… Continue Reading “Suffering for Faith”

Living into Holy Week

Mark 14:1-15:47 We have traveled many miles and through the millennia these past five weeks to reach our Passion Narrative from Mark today. It is a narrative that has its roots in the promises of our Jewish ancestors. It is a narrative that shatters… Continue Reading “Living into Holy Week”

Living in the Brokenness

For many this has been a week to rejoice in our democratic process in selecting a new president-elect to lead this country for the next four years. For many this has been a week of shock and astonishment bringing tears and a sense of… Continue Reading “Living in the Brokenness”

Nurturing Amidst the Suffering

Luke 13:1-9 Grace and peace to you, from God our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ. One hobby that I have attempted for a while now is caring for and growing bonsai, the Japanese art form of creating little trees. My first experience was… Continue Reading “Nurturing Amidst the Suffering”