The interplay between Cornelius and Peter in Acts 10-11 contains some of my favorite moments in scripture.
Peter and Paul: Growing Christians and Breaking Bread
Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Apostles, were martyred in Rome in 64 CE. The Episcopal Church celebrates their sacrifice with a feast day on June 29
Overcoming Prejudice with God’s Love
To remember Cornelius is to celebrate courage persevering through prejudice and how God’s love can overcome our blindness.
The Tension in Tabitha’s Life
The people send for Peter, because Peter is friends with Jesus. We all do this, right? When I have a cold, I may text my friend with something like, “I feel miserable, say a little prayer for me,” but when I am having surgery, I want the priest there anointing!
Peter and Paul, Black Lives and Gentile Lives
Black Lives Matter. Saint Peter and Saint Paul disagreed on much, but this, this, they agreed on: black lives matter. Let’s circle back here in a moment.
Cornelius the Centurion and Families Who Don’t Fit In
I will always remember the first time I met my husband’s brother.
Innocent, Honest Confessions
“Mama, will your bottom just keep getting bigger and bigger until the baby gets here?”
Just Like Peter
This morning in devotions, I saw myself in Peter. I didn’t reflect Pentecost evangelical Peter or stepping out of the boat Peter, but anxiety ridden at the cross Peter. Peter, how I wish I related to one of your more shining moments.
What Unites Us
Today is not only the Feast of the Confession of Saint Peter, but also the first day of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. This week falls each January between two holy days: The Confession of Saint Peter and the Conversion of Saint Paul.
Celebrating St. Peter & St. Paul
Editor’s Note: This is a reprise of a Grow Christians post Nurya Love Parish wrote in June 2016, when our community was young and beginning […]