I received what was called a local preacher’s license in 1952, when I was only 17 years old. That means I have been at…
How Is Community Possible? A Note from Nouwen
In 2,000 years of church history, you will find an ebb and flow of opportunities seized and opportunities lost. While church history is often…
When the Holy Spirit Empowers Our Ears to Hear
One of my favorite Holy Days is Pentecost, partly because (thankfully) it hasn’t been co-opted by Western consumerism. Maybe that’s why it comes and…
Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Reckoning Before Revival
For many, reckoning means hope.
Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ A Prayer for Burning Grace: Protocols & Pentecost
When the strain is greatest, let’s continue to forge ahead with creative resilience.
Justus Hunter ~ Promising the Mystery of Wisdom
God fulfills his promises. We know this. But we often struggle to see how. Because the promises God makes and the promises we would like aren’t always the same. His wisdom is not ours.
Carrie Carter ~ Waiting on the Holy Spirit
Waiting is not an easy task for me. I’ve been known to drive miles out of the way to avoid being delayed by a…
James Petticrew ~ Passion for Pentecost
But without the empowering presence of God’s Holy Spirit, according to Wesley, all we have is a dead religiosity.
Rob Haynes ~ Pentecost: What Does This Mean?
They were baptized, they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, they were discipled, and they shared meals and fellowship.
Bryan Collier ~ Intoxicated: The Power of the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:12-2:13)
I am God’s plan for turning the world upside-down. You are God’s plan for turning the world upside-down. And for this reason, Jesus promised and God pours out power on every follower of Jesus.