Texts: Proverbs 9:1-6; Ephesians 5:15-20; John 6:51-58
“Be careful how you live, not as unwise people, but as wise…” This advice comes to us from the letter to the Ephesians, and it seems pretty contemporary. Especially with social media and the smartness of our communication gadgets. Because, people are watching, don’t you know?
Texts: 1 Kings 19:4-8; Ephesians 4:25 – 5:2; John 6:34, 41-51
Jesus saves. You can only see the message from one place – between the golf course and the south end of the Friday Harbor airport as you come in to land. It’s stenciled in fading white letters on the flat rooftop of a vintage single-wide trailer. It makes you wonder. Was the trailer’s owner hoping to recruit a few lost souls from the coming and going planes? Was it an urgent commentary on the spiritual condition of the flying community?
The Rev. Beth Purdum Eden is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church. She has served in more than 6 parishes in the Western United States for 30 years.