Awe · Jeremiah · The Journey

The Journey Readings: Week 122… and… when awesome is uncomfortable…

We have a new organist for Sunday morning worship…this was his first week… he’ll be with us through the summer…a newly graduated college student…His opening prelude… was… something…very loud…very austere…very threatening…like the soundtrack of an old black and white horror movie…It’s not what I expected…the intense mood music…not the norm in worship…Frankly… it made me…… Continue reading The Journey Readings: Week 122… and… when awesome is uncomfortable…

Exile · Jeremiah · The Journey

The Journey Readings: Week 119… and… living in exile…

This week’s readings brought us to a letter God wrote through Jeremiah to the exiles living in Babylon… a letter giving instruction… a timeline for their captivity… and encouragement…Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel,to all the exiles whom I have sent into exilefrom Jerusalem to Babylon: Build housesand live in them;…… Continue reading The Journey Readings: Week 119… and… living in exile…