Author: Steven Buchanan

Our weekly Wisdom practice gatherings returned on September 11. We meet in the Lounge from 7:00 – 8:30 and engage in classic Christian contemplative practices, including chanting and meditation. In addition, we have some element of study and discussion. John has been focusing personally on...

Rev. John W. Monroe III Haggai 1:15b-2:9 and Luke 20:27-38 Anything can become an idol for us. In fact, human realities which serve important functions are especially candidates for idolatry. These readings introduce three candidates – money, family and faith, Beware....

Rev. John W. Monroe III Isaiah 65:17-25; Luke 21:5-19 Isaiah presents a vision of an ideal, new earth of health and peace. Jesus speaks of a time of violence and collapse in which spiritual faithfulness will be opposed. What vision shapes us most? Must the old die...

Rev. John W. Monroe III Colossians 1:11-20; Luke 23:33-43 Christ is the source and end of all creation. Christ in flesh is vulnerable to suffering and death, yet Christ is not extinguished. Christ is in Jesus and also in us and in all things. Can we find...