Genesis 21:8-21 and Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17; Jeremiah 20:7-13 and Psalm 69:7-10, (11-15), 16-18; Romans 6:1b-11; Matthew [10:24]-39
In his memoir, “Limping But Blessed: Wrestling with God after the Death of a Child “, Jason Jones discusses his struggles with faith after the loss of his son Jacob in June of 2011. In our conversation with Jason he opened up about his darkest days, bargaining with God, and how he is moving forward since.
The second Sunday after Pentecost, Year A.
Genesis 18:1-15, (21:1-7); Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19; Exodus 19:2-8a; Psalm 100; Romans 5:1-8; Matthew [9:35]-10:8, (9-23)
Genesis 21:8-21, Psalm 86:1-10 & 16-17, Jeremiah 20:7-13, Psalm 69:7-10 (11-15) & 16-18, Romans 6:1b-11, and Matthew [10:24]-39
Scott Jones of the New Persuasive Words & Give and Take podcasts joined Jason for a full-fledged bromance session. Scott is also a pastor at Ascension Church in Philly, a fellow Princeton Alum, and a regular contributor to Mockingbird.
June 11, 2017. Trinity Sunday. 2 Corinthians [13:11]-13, and Matthew [28:16]-20
Jason and Taylor were invited to participate in the VAMUC’s annual Minister’s Convocation. They led a workshop to share the experiences of C&GJ as we try to create a space online where real conversations about faith can begin.
Pentacost Sunday, Year A
Author Matthew Bates joined Jason to talk about his book “Salvation by Allegiance Alone: Rethinking Faith, Works, and the Gospel of Jesus the King”. This is a timely interview as we approach Memorial Day Weekend.
Ascension Sunday falls on the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend. Taylor & Jason discuss how the Ascension and Memorial Day can’t be juxtaposed to one another. This week’s lections include: Acts 1:1-11, Psalm 47 or Psalm 93, Ephesians [1:15]-23, and Luke [24:44]-53