Claiming my seat at the table

Claiming my seat at the table

Mark 7:25-30 recounts the story of a Canaanite woman coming to Jesus asking him to heal her daughter. Jesus at first seems to rebuff her asking why he would give dogs the food meant for the children. The woman, desperate for her daughter to be well, replies to Jesus...
Modeling inclusion

Modeling inclusion

This week has been exhausting and draining. We’ve seen the worst that our denomination can do. Rev. Schaefer is facing trial because he believes his son worthy of the full blessing of being a member of the United Methodist Church. It’s not marriage that’s on trial;...