Tag Archives: discipleship

Whom are you looking for?

Something is missing when we begin Easter with fanfares and alleluias. In our scriptures, Easter begins with fear and with questions whispered in the dark. After the women discovered the empty tomb, Mark’s gospel tells us they fled, “for terror and amazement had seized them” (16:8). Luke reports they “were terrified” (24:5). Matthew adds a […]

On rebuilding the church, part 2

In my last ruminations I spoke about the need to rebuild the church, not the building that houses the church in this place, but the church, the community of people who have taken sacred vows to live faithfully in response to God in the spirit of the risen Christ. No one can seriously doubt that […]