A couple of weeks ago Building Faith shared a resource about resuming formation classes from the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators (APCE) and the Office of Christian Formation in the Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA)\, and I haven’t stopped thinking about it.
Merry Christmas, friends. For our household, this morning feels like we’ve finally reached the finish line of the most grueling ultramarathon race in history. Today we are putting aside the hallmarks of our 2020: anxiety, despair, and decision fatigue, so we can make room for twelve full days of joy and Jesus.
Like everything else during coronatide, Thanksgiving is a day filled with tough choices.
The sitcom “Parks and Recreation” introduced a new holy day into my personal liturgical calendar: Galentine’s Day.
Candlemas is the celebration and blessing of candles associated with the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple. The Feast of the Presentation marks the moment Mary and Joseph brought Jesus to the temple as an offering to God, their first born son.
Each year, the Good Book Club invites Christians to read one book of the Bible from start to finish. For those of us accustomed to hearing short passages of scripture from different sections of the Bible each Sunday in the lectionary, it can be a powerful experience to consider a book of the Bible in its entirety.
Where did you see God today? Where are you in the story?
We are made in the image of God and we believe God to be the ultimate Creator. What better way to honor our Creator than to do likewise?
Lent is upon us, the forty days set aside to prepare to celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus.
Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on Building Faith, a ministry of Virginia Theological Seminary, and I felt it was a valuable prayer resource for […]