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Worship and Imagination

Posted by John, April 1, 2015

….the intuitive language of the imagination …so vital..... call(ing) us to leave our personalities behind and temporarily inhabit another’s experience, looking at the world with new eyes. Art invites us to meet the Other—whether that be our neighbor or the infinite Otherness of God—and to achieve a new wholeness of spirit. (Gregory Wolfe, Beauty Will Save the World)

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A Quiet Day in Lent

Posted by John, February 25, 2015

An important writer of the 21st century is the poet, novelist, and essayist Wendell Berry. Though he has no idea of his influence, Wendell has had a profound impact on my ministry. 

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Epiphany

Posted by John, January 14, 2015

‘Tis the time of Epiphany when we of the church are called to “show forth” or “demonstrate” the faith that is in us. The news of Jesus' birth has been revealed first to the shepherds "who proclaimed all that they had seen and heard" to those who would listen, and then to the Wise Ones who traveled such a great distance from the East to see this newborn King for themselves.

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