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If It Weren't for the Women For the session to be discussed on August 27, 2017 Exodus 1:8-2:10 As Pharoah sought to thin the Hebrew male population, he met an unexpected foe — the midwives. These women resisted his commands and ultimately saved one child in...read more
Disruptive Justice For the session to be discussed on August 20, 2017 Genesis 45:1-15, Matthew 15:21-28 Continuing in the Joseph story from Genesis, we follow the Lectionary's lead to look at the insight that emerges when we also consider Matthew 15:21-28 (Jesus and...read more
Dreams to Nightmares For the session to be discussed on August 13, 2017 Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 The story of Joseph and his brothers is one of the most known in the scriptures. But it is a painful story, full of violence, hatred, deceit, arrogance and loss. How ought we...read more
Open, Honest, Real For the session to be discussed on August 6, 2017 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 This psalm about prayer leads us into a discussion about openness with God and one another. How might our entire being and even our bodies affect our prayers? On this Podcast: David...read more
Blessings of Home For the session to be discussed on July 30, 2017 Psalm 128 This psalm may offer a blessing of home, but it leads us to discuss the power of blessing in our faith. How might God use us to bless others, and how have we been shaped by offering...read more
To Be Known Is To Be Loved For the session to be discussed on July 23, 2017 Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 We discuss the ways we like to hide from each other and from God... how being known is sometimes a frightening thing that we wish to avoid. What does it mean for God to...read more
Heartlight For the session to be discussed on July 16, 2017 Psalm 119:105-112 This familiar Psalm gives us a chance to discuss the ways "our path is lit" by faith in God. We look at how God's Word and more than words — light our path, as well as the role of memory and...read more
Celebrating Passion For the session to be discussed on July 9, 2017 Song of Songs 2:8-13 We rarely find ourselves in a session from Song of Songs, yet that is the selected passage for today. Song of Songs does not mention God and is full of erotic imagery. What is the...read more
Who is Tested? For the session to be discussed on July 2, 2017 Genesis 22:1-14 One of the most difficult texts in scripture is the story of the binding of Issac. How are we to interpret a text that deals with something as horrifying as child sacrifice? Why is this...read more
God Sees For the session to be discussed on June 25, 2017 Genesis 21:8-21 In today’s story we see see Abraham and Sarah perform a heinous act. This story does not appear in scripture to make what they did seem okay, but rather, it is in scripture to show us how God...read more
This is No Joke For the session to be discussed on June 18, 2017 Genesis 18:1-15 When elderlyAbraham and Sarah hear they are to have a child, Sarah reacts with understandable laughter. Where in our lives do we find God doing things that go beyond our expectations? How...read more
Be Humble For the session to be discussed on June 11, 2017 Psalm 8 Who are we that God is mindful of us? How is wonder a part of our faith experience? We discuss the value of being humble and still in the presence of God's care for us. Rabbi Seth Oppenheimer adds to...read more