A Prayer by Thomas Aquinas

Christ, Good Shepherd, bread Divine, show to us your mercy sign. Feed us still, still keep us thine That we may see your glory shine In the kingdom of the good.   Source of all we have or know, Come and guide us here below, Make us, at your table… To access...

Tiny and Tremendous

Strip away all of the electronics. Abandon the floodlights and the mosh pit. Get close enough to your audience to see the whites of their eyes. Focus your energy on the simple and the significant. This is how NPR’s Tiny Concerts are formed. The videos show the...
The Curse of the Tongue

The Curse of the Tongue

The Curse of the Tongue Story Lectionary 3 July 2016 God Gives Moses Signs to Prove God’s Power Including Healing of Leprosy (Exodus 4) I Am the Lord Who Heals You (Exodus 15) Priestly Rituals for Examining and Pronouncing Diseases of the Skin (Leviticus 13 and 14)...
The Five Relationship Rules

The Five Relationship Rules

The Five Relationship Rules Lectionary 3 July 2016 7th Sunday After Pentecost 2 Kings 5:1-14 Psalm 30 Galatians 6:1-6, 7-16 Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 Text to Life Summer is wedding season. Add together the months of June, July, and August, and what do you get? They equal a...

Unspoken Metaphors –Preaching Tip for 3 July 2016

Unspoken Metaphors may be as powerful as spoken ones.  Think of the “hand signals” we use in our culture.  One finger up means wait a minute. Two hands together –I’ll pray for you.  In Catholicism a four-way hand signal signs the cross....