Helpless but not Hopeless

Two of the last three blogs I have written for Sowing Holy Questions came in the aftermath of mass killings.  The first was the Berlin Christmas Market murders where a truck drove through a crowd of people.  The second appeared after the Pulse Nightclub shootings in Orlando.  Now, the murder of 17 people in a … read more


Psalm 66, 67; Isaiah 11:10-16; Luke 1:5-25   Listen to the author read their meditation and prayer: Dr. Steven Bishop, Advent Meditation The passage from Isaiah is a remarkable combination of images that take the reader from Egypt to the River Euphrates and several places in between.  Familiar images are drawn upon to issue a […]