Current Tag: transformation

“When I was a kid, we used to play a game on the school playground called ‘King of the Hill.’…Somebody would climb up on a mound of dirt at one corner of the playground and...
“Does it spark joy?” That’s what the star of “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” wants to know about our possessions, and Jesus might agree. In this Sunday’s Gospel lesson he breaks the news that one’s...
Carla Pratt Keyes, pastor of Ginter Park Presbyterian Church in Richmond, Virginia, begins today’s sermon with the poem “Lycanthropy of a Black Boy,” written by Richmond’s Poet Laureate, Roscoe Burnems. Keyes connects this poem to...
“When my children were young…one of their favorite books to read was Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Do you know that book? Almost everything you can imagine goes wrong for...
“Those who gathered thought it was going to a normal day in the Capernaum synagogue,” begins Richard Voelz, Professor of Preaching and Worship at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. In today’s passage from Mark...
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