Why study the “ghost stories” in scripture

According to Neil Gaiman, the genius of ghost stories is that they surface the unbearable realities and ideas that continually haunt us, and they create space for relatively safe encounter with those ideas that we wish would just stay buried. Join Houston Canterbury as we take a look at some of the spookier passages in scripture on October 31. … More Why study the “ghost stories” in scripture

Luke’s well-ordered account of a disorderly Messiah and a disruptive Spirit

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist, author of a gospel and the Acts of the Apostles, one who seeks to offer us, as lovers of God, the kin of Theophilus to whom he dedicates his volumes, a well-ordered account of acts of a rather disorderly Messiah and an unruly Spirit. … More Luke’s well-ordered account of a disorderly Messiah and a disruptive Spirit

Peace to this Home

One of the delights of being community together is gathering to celebrate a new beginning in a new place.  Following Hurricane Harvey, many still live with an unsettled and unsettling sense of displacement.  And yet, wherever we find ourselves, community has the power to welcome us home through love. … More Peace to this Home