The Glow-Up God

In the world of social media, there are not just viral images or videos that are widely shared, but viral themes in which people participate. Last month, the big theme was the “#TenYearChallenge,” in which people celebrated the start of a new decade by posting photos of themselves from 2010 and 2020 side-by-side to show […]

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Action or Inaction

As  I thought about the scripture this morning I began to think of the hill in Galilee that is identified as the spot Jesus gave this discourse.  I visited there during a trip to Israel I made with Moravian Seminary.  I remember a guide explained that The Lake of Gennesaret is shaped like a bowl.  […]

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The Better Part (#ChristCentered)

By Rev. J.C. Austin – June 2, 2019 Perhaps the most dreaded phrase you can hear from your teacher when you’re a kid in school is, “I’m assigning a group project.” Looking back on it, I assume that teachers assigned group projects as a means of not simply teaching the course material, but teaching a […]

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From Company to Companion

Based on: Luke 24:13-35 It had been a highly emotional three days for those two people walking home from Jerusalem to Emmaus. First had come the horror of that awful day when a man whom they trusted, a man in whom they had put their faith, was put to death by the Romans.  And it […]

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