Here We Are.

Isaiah 6:1-8 (CEB) 6 In the year of King Uzziah’s death, I saw the Lord sitting on a high and exalted throne, the edges of his robe filling the temple. 2 Winged creatures were stationed around him. Each had six wings: with two they veiled their faces, with two their feet, and with two they [...]

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Yes, Lord, I’ll do it!

Belle Harris Bennett woke up in the middle of the night uttering these words. She had been nurturing a dream of starting a school for women missionaries and lay ministers, and God called her out of her slumber to make this dream a reality. I am starting seminary today. Yes, it's only the orientation dinner, [...]

Advent and Waiting for Justice

I love advent. I recently wrote a blog post about it for my job, complete with some quotes from one of my favorite advent devotional reflections and a sturdy condemnation of the commercialization of Christmas. But this year is really challenging. I started out well, with my three (yes, three) advent books by my bedside, [...]