Journey Through Lent: Day 9

I believe that saints continue to live amongst us, recognized or not. There are people of exceptional goodness and mercy and justice whose legacy we often do not understand until they are gone. No one is asking me to nominate people to sainthood, but if they did, I think my first choice would be a man named Mychal Judge. Father Judge was a Roman Catholic priest, a Franciscan, and a chaplain for the Fire Department of New York. In death he became known to many as one of the first fatalities on 9/11. Father Judge had responded to the scene as a part of his fire … Continue reading Journey Through Lent: Day 9

Jesus, America, and the Bullies on the Bus – A sermon for July 1, 2012

Mark 5:21-43 5:21 When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered around him; and he was by the sea. 5:22 Then one of the leaders of the synagogue named Jairus came and, when he saw him, fell at his feet 5:23 and begged him repeatedly, “My little daughter is at the point of death. Come and lay your hands on her, so that she may be made well, and live.” 5:24 So he went with him. And a large crowd followed him and pressed in on him. 5:25 Now there was a … Continue reading Jesus, America, and the Bullies on the Bus – A sermon for July 1, 2012

“The Importance of Weekday Christians” – New piece up at Huffington Post religion

How do you live between the Sundays of Holy Week? What does it mean to be a weekday Christian? Check it out at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rev-emily-c-heath/holy-week-importance-weekday-christians_b_1394354.html?ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false Continue reading “The Importance of Weekday Christians” – New piece up at Huffington Post religion