Last week, as priests and pastors and children’s ministers and people of all stripes working in churches attempted to make sense of the miraculous healing at the heart of the lectionary, some extremely important questions came up.
Context of a Cure
Imagine for a minute that the three main characters of the story—the servant, the centurion, and Jesus—are standing in front of you.
The Verdant Greening of Joy
Today we celebrate the commemoration of Saint Hildegard of Bingen, a woman offering so many gifts to the church that they are hard to list.
Saint Luke and Laying On Hands
Several years ago the church I currently serve decided to end their Wednesday healing service, opting instead to add healing prayers to the Sunday morning […]
My cancer showed me the power of kindness.
When I volunteered to donate a kidney, I wasn’t expecting a cancer diagnosis. I also wasn’t expecting such an outpouring of compassion.