Now You’re just Meddlin’

A Sunday reflection for the fourth Sunday after Pentecost.The lectionary readings for today are here. The title of this piece comes from an old preacher joke about two folks who were excited about a new preacher and encouraging her to preach against all the ills of the world – lying, cheating, stealing, etc., until sheContinue reading “Now You’re just Meddlin’”

A Spirit of Adoption

A Sunday reflection on the Day of Pentecost. The lectionary readings for today are here. All who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God. For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received a spirit of adoption. When we cry, “Abba! Father!”Continue reading “A Spirit of Adoption”