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Holy Defiance

Many people have written many wise things about our new policies at the border. Which impresses me, because I have a swirl of thoughts and they all basically boil down to “No! We can’t do that! This is horrible!” What does someone even say when our own leaders want to torture children with separation from their parents? And when they defend their actions with the Bible?…

God Has Brought Down the Powerful

The Magnificat And Mary said, ‘My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for the Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is his name. His mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation. He has shown…

Lament on Healthcare

My heart is breaking. To see the healthcare proposal coming out of the Senate, knowing thousands of people’s lives hang on the decisions of a few. I don’t even know what to begin thinking about it. It’s unfathomable. Some politics I wouldn’t comment about here. Not that I don’t have opinions. Just, if it doesn’t seem terribly related to faith, Journey’s blog doesn’t seem…

About Journey

Here are a few thoughts that begin to sum up life at Journey. It’s hardly comprehensive, but rather offers a sense of who we seek to be. We value collaboration and the wisdom of the community We value collaboration and the wisdom of the community. This plays out in several ways. We have a leadership team that meets monthly to set vision and priorities and to make sure…

Lenten Series: Finding A Way Forward

When the world is pressing in and life seems overwhelming (or, you know, if your world is all sunshine and cupcakes, then in those times too), how do we figure out which way we should go? How do we find a way forward? We’ll follow stories of Jesus’ ministry as we look at ways to claim life. Week 1 Wrestling with Power Week 2 Searching for Life Week 3 Struggling toward…

Joy in Process

A Note on Joy in Process as we begin our Reboot:      A few years ago, I helped a friend lead a group of high school students to Taize, France. We spent a few days in Paris before we moved on to Taize.      But before I can tell you this story, I need a side note here to offer some pertinent information. I love maps. And I love navigating cities using maps. Old school,…

#JourneyReboot – A message from our Pastor

Hey friends, we want to fill you in on what’s going on at Journey. We’ve been talking over the last few months about our potential, God’s call on our community, and our hope for the future. We feel like we’ve reached a time to move into a new era for Journey. And we’ve made the beginnings of a plan…
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