A responsive reading about the Transfiguration. Focuses on the theme of change and how death and resurrection had to occur before what we glimpse in the Transfiguration became permanent.
In Acts 15, the early church faced a conflict about the direction of the church and Christian practice. Some felt the need to hold onto the past. Others wanted to forge ahead in a new direction. Sound familiar?
The Negev is a desert that sits dry the majority of the year, and yet the psalmist uses the illustration of large harvests from this land as a symbol of God’s faithfulness. But it is not just about God miraculously providing. We have a role to play as well.