Over the Wall

Deuteronomy 30:15-20 and Matthew 5:21-37 As a kid, the best thing about my summers was Camp Honey Creek, the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia’s camp for kids and teenagers located on the coast near Jekyll Island. One of my favorite things about camp each year was the ropes course: a full-fledged tree-top challenge in which young…

We Were Refugees, Too

Isaiah 58:1-12 and 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 We’ve got a lot going on today—both in the world around us and in the world of the scriptures—so we’d better get right to it. First, you might wonder what in the world is going on with Isaiah. “Shout out, do not hold back!” he declares at the top…