NYOJoe 007: Sometimes we move on from Thanksgiving far too quickly. This year, when we may be more excited than ever for what’s next, let’s remember to take thanksgiving with us.
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NYOJoe 006: Serious issues in the world can steal our joy. Let’s explore how we can acknowledge the seriousness of what’s going on in the world and maintain our joy at the same time.
NYOJoe 005: What makes you, you? For a long time, I assumed it was the way we think, our personalities. But loving someone with Alzheimer’s has me reconsidering that. So let’s think about Descartes, Alzheimer’s, and what we mean when we use the word ‘soul.’
2020 has taught us to hold loosely to our plans. Adapted from a devotion I shared at the opening of our team planning retreat.
NYOJoe 004: Many years ago, I regularly traveled past a church with a large monument of the Bible on their front lawn often causing me to reflect on our relationship to the Bible. So let’s talk about backroads, monuments, and the witness of Scripture.
NYOJoe 003: The sound of my grandmother’s coffee percolator is singed into my memory. It reminds me of my place at her table. So I’m talking about a time machine, a percolator and a spot at the table.
NYOJoe 002: A book on the church’s silence about and complicity with racism, challenged me to no longer remain quiet about LGBTQIA inclusion in the church.