Monthly Archives: May 2015

One Night

Rev. Donald R. Elly, M.Div. John’s Gospel from the very beginning proclaims Jesus to be God’s on-going Word. In Jesus God is continuing to create, as God has always done, a world of new possibilities called the Kingdom of God. The … Continue reading

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“When the Advocate Comes…”

Jesus in John’s Gospel describes the Holy Spirit using the Greek word Paraclete.  It means “Advocate”, “Comforter”, and “Counselor” and each of these terms lifts up facet and function of the Holy Spirit. First, and this is hard for us, … Continue reading

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Protected!

We live in a world where the prayer of Jesus shared in John’s Gospel is quite comforting.  With injustice, murder and racial divisions giving clear evidence of the failure of community’s bonds locally and genocide and international tension in Europe … Continue reading

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Chosen for Love

A Reflection by Donald R. Elly, M.Div. What do you think is the purpose of human life?    Visiting with a son who has been the primary caregiver for his demented mother for many years, now in her nineties, at the … Continue reading

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