Choo! Chooo! Chugging up to Karen Edmisten’s stop today on the blog tour. Give Karen a nod and wish her well at http://karenedmisten.blogspot.com/. Tell your friends, too. We don’t want Ms. Karen gittin’ lonesome now, do we?
Violence, and then fire - an intriguing parallel between Pentecost and the George Floyd riots. But, unlike the violence and fire of an out-of-control plea for justice, the violence and fire of Pentecost were life-giving and transformative. They brought forth courageous men who went forth to spread the Good News to the ends of the earth. Many of them suffered martyrdom after having given witness to Christ. They were men and women of conviction who stood strong against hostility.