The Transfiguration of Our Lord helps us to see the distant shore, offering a glimpse of the glory that awaits us. Here is my sermon on Luke 9:28-36.
A reflection on how to pray with Scripture using "lectio divina" followed by an excerpt from Dietrich Bonhoeffer with some further thoughts on how to go about this spiritual practice.
The Bible teaches us to love, not to earn God's love, but to return it. And to share God's love with all, even those who won't return it to us. Here is my sermon on Luke 6:27-38.
A reflection on the importance of solitude and silence in our lives of prayer.
The first Christians have much to teach us about how to care for ourselves as we love God and neighbor. Here are three examples from the Acts of the Apostles.
What does it mean to trust in the Lord? Not just to believe in God, but also to trust God? Here is my sermon on Jeremiah 17:5-10, on the blessing that it is to trust in the Lord.
A reflection on prayer - what it is, and how we can grow in our life of prayer.
I am getting ready to teach a class on prayer, and rounded up some of my favorite quotes about prayer, outside of Scripture. Here are twenty of my favorites.
What can Isaiah, Paul, and Simon Peter teach us about the confidence born of faithful humility? Here is my reflection on that, in my sermon for this Sunday on Isaiah 6 and Luke 5.