God, With all our differing theologies Where we claim this about God And that about enduring to the end. It doesn't matter. What matters is that we focus on Jesus, The Author and Perfecter of our faith. It matters, most importantly, That we focus on Unity in Christ, Because all that matters, ultimately, is that … Continue reading A Poem: Still Learning for Me in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
I hate it when the same church that preaches "love all" and "love God" also talks crap on minority groups, immigrants, and queer folks. This isn't how church is supposed to be. Church is where the minority are elevated, because Jesus cared for the poor, the outsiders, the weak. Who are the outsiders in our … Continue reading The Priority of the Church: A Testimony
Hi Everyone,I'm almost done with spring semester, and this school year in general, and have been going through a whirlwind year of faith discovery. First, I've discovered that I cannot repent enough to be saved, so I've figured out by heart that I am saved by grace and cannot lose my salvation by works. I … Continue reading Life Update: A Decision Has Been Made
A Tiny note: We are forgiven, from a past, present, and future sins. This does not give us an excuse to do wrong, but to use our freedom wisely. To do good for all. What does being forgiven mean for progressive Christians? It means all the hate we've spewed, whether on purpose or by accident, … Continue reading Tiny Testimony: What Does Easter Have to do with Progressive Christians?
When God formed the EarthJesus was at his side.His Spirit was the power they used. When God looked through historyAs he knows all decisions we will make.He knows our free will matters. When God saw that we wouldn't listenTo Him, so God was troubled.Troubled so much, that God cried at his creation. When God finished … Continue reading A Poem of Creation
Hi Beloveds,Today is the first Sunday in Lent. We lost an hour due to daylight savings time, which made me late to church (37 minutes late to work, to be exact!), but I still got to sing to my Jesus and pray to my Father in Heaven, being enveloped in the arms of His Holy … Continue reading LORD? You’re there, right?
Dear future congregation, While I haven't met you yet, and I imagine we don't share the same beliefs, I just want to say that I am excited to serve you in the future. With today being the fifth Sunday of Epiphany, we are covering four scriptures: Isaiah 6:1-8, (9-13)Psalm 1381 Corinthians 15:1-11Luke 5:1-11 In Isaiah … Continue reading God Has a Habit of Calling the Unlikeliest People
Hi everyone, Sorry I've been MIA from the blog this month. As always, I basically live at Walmart because I work there so much, and spring semester finally started on the 14th for school! But while I've been away from the blog, you might have seen some updates on Instagram. First, I've moved away from … Continue reading Life Update: Spring Semester & Grace
Hi everyone, It's another week of Home Church, where I got to sleep in and read the Bible. In my regular Bible reading, I'm in Matthew 25 (my favorite chapter ever!). With this weeks' lectionary, though, we are in the Gospel of John, chapter 6, verses 24-35. Here, Jesus compares himself to the manna that … Continue reading Proper 13: Feeding on Christ