Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday: Last Suppers

Luke 22-23 As we near the time when Jesus was betrayed and given over to be killed by capital punishment, I encourage you to think about the Last Supper in a new context. Two artists, Henry Hargreaves and Julie Green have created artistic depictions of last meals requested by incarcerated persons on death row before … Continue reading Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday: Last Suppers

March 13: Fifth Sunday of Lent: Hunger and Thirst: Contemplations on Food Access and Environmental Racism

John 6:35 If I were sharing a classroom with you, I would step to the front and ask: “How many of you have ever been hungry in your life?” You would raise your hand, remembering that time that you were at practice late and forgot to eat dinner, or your mom packed a lunch for … Continue reading March 13: Fifth Sunday of Lent: Hunger and Thirst: Contemplations on Food Access and Environmental Racism

Feb 28: Third Sunday of Lent: Keeping Kosher, Keeping Community

  Deuteronomy 14:3-21 A lot of friends of mine, even those in seminary, say that when reading the Bible,  they skip over the books of Numbers (because it’s about numbers…), Leviticus (because it’s got laws) and Deuteronomy (just more laws…). And during the time of Lent, we’re just supposed to focus on the Gospels, right? … Continue reading Feb 28: Third Sunday of Lent: Keeping Kosher, Keeping Community