Bible Study: The Gospel of Mark

In Advent this year (only 8 weeks away) we read from the Gospel of Mark. Mark’s gospel is the shortest; also the one written closest to Jesus’ time. This fall is the perfect time to start a Bible study with friends or parishioners. Sister Joan explores the stories and themes of Marks’ Gospel in 11 short chapters, makingContinue reading “Bible Study: The Gospel of Mark”

Handpicked God

“I’m sidestepping the Rachel and Leah story today in the children’s sermon,” the senior pastor said to me. “I’m talking about Veteran’s Day instead.” “Smart move,” I answered, laughing. “Is it though?” I asked myself later. I think so. The Rachel and Leah story is a complicated one to address with children. As adults, weContinue reading “Handpicked God”