Standing on your head for Lent

Sometimes Jesus doesn’t make a lot of sense.  In today’s Gospel reading he exhorts his followers to fast, but also tells them not to make a big deal of it.  Though the Old Testament reading from Joel tells us to “Blow the Trumpet.  Sanctify a fast.”  Jesus says specifically, “Do not blow a trumpet.”  Confusing.Continue reading “Standing on your head for Lent”

End of an Era, birth of Hope?

History occurs with some regularity in Washington DC.  In the 1940s a group came together to make such history.  The Church of the Savior was founded by a small group dedicated to the living of the way of Jesus of Nazareth.  They were at times a house church, at times they worshiped in larger spaces. Continue reading “End of an Era, birth of Hope?”