bears and monsters
The upcoming UNCO12 conference asked for submissions of liturgies based on 2 Kings 2:23-25 today on Facebook. That’s the passage where the bears come out of the woods and maul the children taunting Elisha. Not a verse often heard in church. Still, sometimes inspiration can come from pretty curious places. After sitting with the text for a moment, what I ended up writing seems oddly...
Being people of grace
I was having a conversation with my dad a few days ago about how to deal with people who take a hard lined, black and white approach to politics, environmentalism, faith or just life in general. We both related stories where we were dealing with someone who wanted us to make a particular choice based on their skewed (in our opinion, anyway) worldview and were debating how best to engage or not...