Go and Wake Jesus

Go and Wake Jesus

This day I feel like the disciples of Jesus must have felt while on that boat in the Sea of Galilee.  You remember the evening when the big storm came up.  They felt threatened.  They said to themselves, let’s go find him and wake him up.  Just ask him if he cares and...
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Peace Be Still

Peace Be Still This public health crisis, this pandemic, is beyond our control Lives are at risk all around the world May the best in each of us, fiercely protect the other Peace be still, may your peace steady our hearts this day May we walk by faith, through this...
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Challenges & Recommendations for Congregations – Coronavirus

Dear Clergy Colleagues: I have compiled and listed below recommendations for congregations to follow as we live through the challenges that we face given the outbreak of coronavirus. First: The PBA Ministers Council gathered this week and discussed the challenges and...
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A Franciscan Benediction

A Franciscan Benediction May God bless you with discomfort At easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships So that you may live deep within your heart. May God bless you with anger At injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people, So that you may work...
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Lessons from the Story of Ananias and Sapphira

Lessons from the Story of Ananias and Sapphira Acts 5: 1-11   Sharing your gifts and supporting a faith community is entirely your choice.   To what faith community have you said “I am a member, I choose to belong” and here is the best that I have to offer?   To what...
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Lessons From the Story of Ananias and Sapphira

Lessons from the Story of Ananias and Sapphira Acts 5: 1-11 Sharing the gifts at your disposal and supporting the faith community of your choice. To what faith community have you chosen to belong? To what community of believers have you committed to engage in the name...