Some people say, “home is where the heart is.” If this is so, then a huge piece of my heart is in the northern West Bank and with the people I met during my time with EAPPI. “Re-entry” as we call it or “returning to one’s home” can be a j… Continue reading
Jesus said ,”Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it!” Luke 13: 34a
When I read the Gospel for this Sunday a chill ran up my spine. Jesus spoke those words almost 2,000 years ago. Unfortu… Continue reading
I started thinking about sheep and shepherds after a friend and colleague, Hugh Farquhar, posted a blog about the shepherd as image for ministry. (Hugh’s blog which I highly commend can be found at: http://clergyselfcare.wordpress.com/).
There a… Continue reading
Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. Lent begins as it always does with the story of Jesus being tempted in the Judean wilderness.
Wilde… Continue reading
I have been in Palestine and Israel for just under a week. I knew I would see many things that would leave me wondering about what is going on in this part of the world. I also realized that like most geopolitical and theological issues there would be… Continue reading