Archive for May 2019

Lo que significa ser pro-vida, parte 2

052619 Semana Santa 6c  Rev. 21:10; 21: 22-22: 5   Hoy continuamos la exploración que empezamos el domingo pasado de lo que significa ser pro-vida cuando el término ha sido secuestrado y distorsionado por la forma en que se ha enmarcado. Una de las cosas que me encanta de Jesús es que nunca aceptaba la…

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What it Means to be Pro-Life, part 2

052619 Easter 6c  Rev. 21:10; 21:22-22:5   Today we continue our exploration of what it means to be pro-life when the term has been hijacked and distorted by the way it has been framed. One of the things I love about Jesus is that he refused to accept the way others framed issues if it…

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¿Qué Significa ser Pro-Vida?

051919 Pascua 5c  Hechos 11: 1-18; Ap. 21: 1-6; Juan 13: 31-35   La semana pasada hubo varios acontecimientos en este país que demostraron como la gente difiere en lo que llama pro-vida. Cuando se dice pro-vida en la sociedad se refiere generalmente a la oposición al aborto. Pero hay muchas dimensiones de lo que…

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What Pro-Life Looks Like

051919 Easter 5c  Acts 11:1-18; Rev. 21:1-6; John 13:31-35   This has been quite a week for witnessing what different people consider pro-life. As she signed a bill to criminalize abortion, Alabama’s Governor Kay Ivey described it as a powerful testament to Alabamians’ deeply held belief that every life is precious and that every life…

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Experiencing Resurrection in Despair

051219 Easter 4c  Acts 9:36-43   During this season of new life, it’s important to acknowledge that death takes many forms, and that resurrection must respond to everyone. On Good Friday Jesus died a physical death. Resurrection took the form of bodily resurrection. But throughout his life, and especially during the last week of his…

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La Raíz del Compromiso

050519 Pascua 3c  Hechos 9:1-6; Juan 21:   Algo triste ha sucedido en la iglesia: se ha convertido en un mercado para consumidores. La gente busca una iglesia que le gusta, y asiste para beneficiarse de lo que le ofrece. Muchos ven a la iglesia como si fuera una tienda: van a ver si consiguen…

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