The Peace Pulpit: "I hope that as we spend this final week of preparation for celebrating the birth of Jesus, that we dwell for a while on Joseph."
The Peace Pulpit
The Peace Pulpit: "Jesus is preaching a whole different kind of message than John the Baptist and many of the prophets, and John found it hard to accept."
The Peace Pulpit: If we really want to share in transforming our world, it will mean changing our lives, beginning to act in the way of peace, forgiveness and love.
The Peace Pulpit: As Advent begins and we consider how Jesus comes into our lives, let's prepare in a quiet, prayerful way for the celebration of Christmas.
The Peace Pulpit: We must learn how to reach out in love and not reject people, push them away. We must try to live the way of love that Jesus demonstrates for us.
The Peace Pulpit: Yes, there will be a time of judgment. But there will also be that time if we do the work of Jesus, when the fullness of life will begin to happen for every person on this planet.
The Peace Pulpit: "Every person is made in the image of God. Sometimes we forget that; we look down on people."
The Peace Pulpit: "Will we be people who believe in Jesus … even in those times of stress and difficulty where there seems to be darkness?"
The Peace Pulpit: Faith is something more than simply an assent to certain teachings. It's really about our relationship with God; that's what faith is about.
The Peace Pulpit: "We can take that vision of Jesus and make it our own. We want to follow him. That's faith."