DisGrace 05 – Next

So, I’ve come off the mountain…literally.  I drove home from Montreat this afternoon and returned home to everything that I left before heading to the conference.  I returned home before the kids got home from school so I was going through the mail that came, replied […]

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DisGrace 04 – Power

Power Today was the final day of the conference and it was the lifting up, the resurrection, the pointing to hope. The last few days were times spent with the cross with Good Friday, the silence of the tomb of Saturday, and then today with […]

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DisGrace 03 – Too Many Names

There was much of today that was simply shattering.  In worship this morning, we heard the mournful, sobbing cries of an African-American woman as the stories of slavery, brutality, and oppression were recounted.  This wasn’t just a few tears shed, but the sound of one […]

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DisGrace 02 – Uphill

There was a lot of uphill time today.  My Fitbit tells me that I did 22,796 steps with the equivalent of 170 flights of stairs.  Suffice to say that my legs are sore tonight.  I did a hike this morning per the recommendation of a […]

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DisGrace 01 – “Lament”

Taking a step away for a few days from the Bible in a Year posts to do some reflections upon the conference I am attending at Montreat, North Carolina this week.  It is called DisGrace and is focused on issues of race and the church. […]

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