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We Shall Overcome

(NOTE: During Lent our adult “Discovery Hour” class was based on the book Were You There: Lenten Reflections on the Spirituals, by Luke A. Powery which was made up of short but powerful devotions based on 40 different African American Spirituals. This post builds on the reflection on one of the best known Spirituals, “We…

The Means of Grace

“The means of grace” is a beautifully compact phrase that’s a little bit like Hermione Granger’s magical handbag from the last of the Harry Potter series – on the outside, it’s about the size of her fist, but on the inside it’s large enough for dozens of vital items, including a tent large enough for…