The Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant is amazed amaze me at how infrequently how we seem never to apply Jesus’ question in Mark 9 to our own lives: “What were you arguing about during the journey?”
Be careful when you say “Amen,” because then you’re on the hook for doing whatever your part is to bring about what you asked God to do, writes the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant.
In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Florence from which he was evacuated, the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant ponders the first action of the Samaritan for the wounded man: listening.
On the run from a hurricane, the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant takes time to reflect on how Florence represents the changing nature of our planet.
Seen through 21st century eyes, Jesus’ encounter with the Syro-Phoenician woman shows us behaviors that we should learn from, not emulate, writes the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant.
Three deaths in one weekend in the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant’s small, close-knit island community lead him to ponder how ill-prepared most Americans are to deal with life’s certain reality of death.
Jesus encountered difficulty with know-it-all people, too religious for their own good, and determined to use God as a means to alienate and judge others rather than bring people together, writes the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant.
Jettison the “Jesus junk” that makes us into public spectacles, and practice faith in the humble way that Jesus instructs, writes the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant.
A new book authored by leaders of United Methodist traditionalist caucuses draws criticism from the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant.
How do we pray for those who seem to have placed themselves beyond decency and respect, wonders the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant.