Blessed are those…..

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. As I said last month, the beatitudes are not a recipe for how to be a good Christian.  The Beautitudes, which…Read more »


This winter Here Now Ministry has joined with Youth Street Reach for our outdoor worship services. This January I started a reflection series on the Beatitudes. When I read the commentaries on this passage, most shared that the Beatitudes are a kind of recipe for being holy, for how God wants us to act so…Read more »

Meeting Needs

Yesterday I had a chance to sit down with a group of people who were waiting to have services bridged. The people in this group, like so many of the homeless we serve at the health center, were anxious, perhaps a little fearful, perhaps a little guarded; worried that they might be judged or treated…Read more »