Tag Archives: immigration

When I’m Half Dead

My sermon for this week, “What I Can’t Do Without My Neighbor: When I’m Half-Dead,”  is posted here on Medium. Also, video from our church’s livecast is here.

More thoughts on the neighbor in the ditch

As I continue to study the text (Good Samaritan parable) for this Sunday, N.T. Wright’s take (Jesus and the Victory of God) on it is as challenging as it is helpful.  He sees the parable as Jesus’ way of teaching the lawyer–and Israel–to take a completely new and different view of what it means to be […]

Neighbor lying half-dead in street

Timely words from N.T. Wright’s Luke for Everyone re the Good Samaritan parable for Sunday’s gospel text: “No church, no Christian, can remain content with easy definitions which allow us to watch most of the world lying half-dead in the road.  Today’s preachers, and today’s defenders of the gospel, must find fresh ways of telling […]

For a Salvadoran Father and Daughter

*In response to the picture of a Salvadoran father and his daughter washed up on the Rio Grande Longing for freedom Just on the other side Oppression and hopelessness How deep can the water be A touch to St Christopher Thoughts for her, what she can be Child to carry Stay and die Swim and […]