Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Only Option

Rev. Don Elly, M.Div.  Jesus at the end of his discourse on being “the Bread of Life”,  “the Bread from Heaven”, and the “Living Bread”, as described by John’s Gospel meets resistance from everyone. It is not just the religious … Continue reading

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No Ordinary Thing

Poets and Mystics can often give us a deeper understanding of ordinary activities that we often take for granted. Mary Oliver in her poem, “Beans, Green and Yellow” gave me a deeper appreciation for what John’s Gospel is expressing about … Continue reading

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Better Than Wonder Bread

Rev. Don Elly, M.Div. John’s Gospel was written for the non-Jewish Christian who lived in a culture practicing many forms of faith and worshipping equally diverse gods.  Some  followers of Plato were always looking for the real behind the events … Continue reading

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Seeking Jesus

Rev. Don Elly, M.Div. The crowd has been tracking Jesus from the time of the Feeding of the Five Thousand.  Despite their best efforts Jesus remains elusive and they misunderstand the meaning of the meal shared with Jesus and the … Continue reading

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