Posts tagged with: John

A smiling man with earphones on standing on a city street, with groups of people in the background

The Face of Us

If the gospel is the love of God in the face of Christ, could the face of Christ in the face of us be an extension of the same?

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A tea light candle burning brightly in the evening

The Face of God

What if Philip was simply asking: What is God like?

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A Communion chalice, a loaf of bread, and a crown of thorns

Bread of Heaven

May you receive the abiding love of Christ, the living bread, as you set out to set right what needs to be set right in your life and in our troubled world.

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A basket full of many different kinds of bread and a few stems of wheat, with a salt and pepper shaker nearby

When Alan Ate Our Sins

Was it a miracle?

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A beautiful green pool with a waterfall

Jesus the Superior Water

If we find ourselves in the desert, could there really be rivers of living water flowing from us?

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Grape vines in France, with one bunch of grapes growing on them

Much Fruit

The reason we go through pruning and watering..

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I don’t know about you, but this year I experienced resurrection in a drastically different way than any year prior.

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The Cristo Blanco statue of Christ in Cusco, Peru, with his arms wide open and embracing

My Lord and My God

Is Thomas, for us, an example of trust, or of unbelief?

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A man looking expectantly out a window

Oh, Thomas!

Thomas and others remind us that we can have expectations—but even if they are fulfilled exactly as we hoped, there will always be so much more.

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A painted white heart on a park bench

God So Loved the World

God the Father loves us enough to keep speaking Jesus, the eternal Word, into our pain and suffering.

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People raising their hands to worship in front of a sign that says Jesus

El Verbo Among Us

Every translation is an interpretation.

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A wine carafe on a table next to water bottles at a wedding banquet

Empty Water Jars

What is easier to say: Fill the jars with water, or Bring your empty water jars?

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Several families in an office copy room

Keeping Christmas Well. . . by Seeing Your Coworkers as People

The birth of Jesus, God in human flesh, reinforces the value of human life. It encourages us to see our co-workers as whole people and to care for them accordingly.

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A hand holding the Baby Jesus from a nativity scene

What if God Was One of Us?

The Incarnation is, ultimately, a mystery. But it is the mystery on which every other mystery of the Christian faith depends.

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A newborn baby yawning

Sleepless on Christmas Eve

In this difficult time of history, how good to know that Jesus is Emmanuel, God with us.

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