E. Carver McGriff: Generosity involves more than money

“Generosity involves more than money … The measure is a loving attitude and the willingness to pay a price, whether in money, time, or the subtle willingness to think the best when our lesser selves might very well take secret pleasure in another person’s discomfort.” E. Carver McGriff in Lectionary Preaching Workbook, Series VI, Cycle C (Lima: CSS Publishing, 2000) …

David Vryhof: What is purity of heart?

“This call – to “purity of heart,” simplicity of life, and single-minded focus on God and God’s Kingdom – is much needed today. We are overwhelmed and inundated with too much of everything: too many possessions, too much food, too much stimulation, too many activities, too much work, too much information, too many choices. As a consequence, most of us …