The Table

August 5, 2018
We practice an open table in Ankeny UCC, meaning, all are welcome to take communion. Why do we do that, when Paul seems to argue that we need to have…
Samuel was called from the household of Eli to preach God's word of reform to priests exploiting people in the temple. Millenia later, Martin Luther was called to reform the…

Billboards for Shame

March 1, 2015
Romans used the crucifix to remind people of the consequences of opposing the occupation. Fear of the crucifix, and of the ultimate consequences, kept people in line. Jesus sought to…