40 SECOND CONFIRMATION, Lesson 1, Traveling with Jesus is more than 40 Seconds when the second slide is played with video. We use our resourcefulness in acquiring or producing our curriculum to teach and mentor our confirmands to become faithful disciples of Jesus Christ. I am using the CONFIRM curriculum by Abingdon Press and I am adapting it into our context of diversity and multi-cultural setting of community and ministry. I commend the pastors, staff and volunteers that are conducting ...
I worked on the completion of 40 SECOND HOMILY: ENABLED on Friday, May 29th during the time that several protest rallies were happening in Minneapolis, Washington, New York, Atlanta and San Jose.
40 SECOND HOMILY: ONE One of the things we have in common, I think, is that, we like to read Sojourners Magazine. I read Jim Wallis article entitled, "When Will the Monstrous Become Unacceptable." It is a very prophetic article in challenging us that we need to decide, to take the risk of doing what is right.
Anyone can draw. While sheltering in place, with our practice of physical distancing that helps save lives, drawing or sketching becomes an avenue of expressing what we feel and our drawings become a gesture of prayer.
40 SECOND HOMILY: JESUS SAVES I used to draw with a pencil, crayons, pastel colors on drawing pad or paper. Now I’m learning how to use my iPad with a stylus and uses different apps. But I need more tools to utilize them and create beautiful images, artwork as expressions of preaching the Word centering on the work of God in Jesus of love, liberation, justice and peace.
40 SECOND HOMILY is designed to come in a series every week for the purpose of providing a resource for youth and young adults in engaging in biblical-theological reflection through small group discussions and any form of group sharing.
My reflection this week after the Fifth Sunday in Lent and before Palm Sunday is a witness of admiration to the people on the frontline serving, risking their lives, battling the war on the coronavirus pandemic. I remember them in my prayer as a practice of my spirituality which has been formed in me as a disciple of Jesus. As a clergy, I observe faithfully the practices in the Lenten Season. I've been watching news coverage of the coronavirus pandemic in several channels (local, cable and ...