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Following Jesus into the House of Representatives

Rev. Maggie Foote, member of the Becoming Beloved Community Task Force and priest of the Latino Ministry Center, offered the convocation at the December...

Finding Comfort in Discomfort: A Cross-Racial Dialogue on Race and Racism

On November 17, 2018 St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Westerville and Otterbein University hosted "Finding Comfort in Discomfort: A Cross-Racial Dialogue On Race and Racism--A...

An Invitation for Discernment from Dr. Catherine Meeks

For those of you who share my interest in the history of The Episcopal Church's work around Becoming Beloved Community, please read some of Dr....

Luke 3:21-38 – Son of Adam, Son of God

Matthew’s Gospel begins with a genealogy.  So far in Luke, we’ve escaped it, and yet here it comes.  All of those names that bewilder...

Luke 3:1-20 Everything We Know About Power, Undone

Gardner Taylor, the great preacher and Civil Rights leader, began a sermon on Luke’s third chapter by slowly reading the names and titles of...

Luke 2:22-52 Age and Youth

Simeon’s song is sung at night, during compline.  When I first arrived as chaplain to Kenyon College, the students were saying compline together in...

Luke 2:1-21 Divinity Entangled with Humanity

The Gospels claim, and Christians believe, that divinity is entangled with humanity.  The evangelists go even further. When Jesus talks about the Kingdom of...

Luke 1:57-80 Joy, Community, and Wilderness

When Elizabeth gives birth to John, her neighbors and relatives gather around in joy.  This is the second gang of people we’ve seen in...

Luke 1:1-56 Suddenly the Spirit is Talking to Everybody

The Holy Spirit pours into the beginning of Luke’s Gospel, embodied by angels and the singing, leaping responses that human beings make to them....

Daily Reading Chart for Luke and Acts

Mark Conrad has put together a reading chart to help the people of Trinity, McArthur keep track of their daily readings, and he's very...