Initially, Romero played the role to the liking of the conservative church and the wealthy and influential in El Salvador.
Making Room for the Story
One of the first Grow Christians’ post I remember reading is Making Room in the Basket for the Easter Story by Regina Walton.
Truth-Telling on Ash Wednesday
Recently, a parishioner described to me her experience of a funeral at another church. “They kept talking about the person’s ‘transition,’” she said. “It took me a while to figure out that they were using that word as a euphemism for death.”
This summer, I have learned a lot about how to hold contrasting feelings: joy and sadness, excitement and anxiety, even fear and courage.
Have the Summer of a Child
Jesus tells us to have the faith of a child, but I wonder if there is also something to having the summer of a child.
Julian of Norwich: Christ Our Mother
This year, Saint Julian’s feast day coincides with Mother’s Day.
Waiting on the Reveal
In this season of Easter, I have been wondering just when and how Jesus might reveal himself to our oldest son, or all our sons for that matter.
Weary and Burdened
What do we do when we, as a congregation, as a community, as a world, are truly exhausted and need the rest Jesus promises? Is that space still in the sanctuary? Or are we meant to seek peace away from our community as we heal?
How do you talk to your young children about war?
I cannot fix this world for my sweet babies, but I can make sure they know their own place in working for peace.
The Good Book Club Returns
Yesterday’s Feast of the Epiphany marked the return of The Good Book Club.