Archive for October, 2019

Befriending the Dead: Reflections on All Saints’ Weekend

  Halloween is upon us! And while I struggle with my own deep denial about the Beggar’s Night forecast (brrr!), I am also turning my attention to the weekend that will follow.   The practice of celebrating All Saints Day is an ancient one.   According to my trusty (and rarely consulted) Oxford Dictionary of the... Read More

Help Us Make Plymouth Church The Answer to Jesus’ Prayer

  Can Plymouth Church be the answer to Jesus’ prayer?   We are about to find out.   When my friend Allen Hilton was here in September, he reminded us of Jesus’ prayer for all who would become disciples: that they may all be one (John 17:21). As Jesus sees it in John’s Gospel, our... Read More

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Beloved: The Season of Epiphany at Plymouth Church

  I have some travel coming up and so weekly blogging is on semi-hiatus. But I want to a little table-setting for the season of Epiphany. I want to give you a word for the beginning of 2020: Beloved. Can you see yourself as God’s Beloved? In Epiphany we will explore that question. The word... Read More

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