The Intersection Blog offers regular musings from General Presbyter Jackie Taylor, with perspectives on faith, worship and the living as a Christian in the 21st century. The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Bridesmaids “Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2 Now […]
General Presbyter Jackie Taylor offers her perspective on faith, worship and the living as a Christian in the 21st century.
I appreciated Mary Ka Kanahan’s sermon at Gathering about the lost sheep and the lost coin. My biggest take away was that the “one” who is “lost” IS part of the whole, not just an interloper, stranger or an inconvenient responsibility. Afterward McKenna (Program Coordinator at the Center) and I had a pop-up exegesis session […]
Win Nothing Instantly . . . Those words were on the underside of Snapple bottle lids – a humorous mockery of the ever-popular scratch off lottery tickets and peel off stickers promising a free diet coke at McDonalds. Basically, it asserted this: you drink Snapple because you enjoy it, not because there is a prize under […]
We all drink the “Koolaid” of our own world view . . . Yesterday Governor Inslee from Washington State declared his candidacy for president. His platform is Climate Change which he believes is the root of many of the world’s economic, political and social problems – which is why that is his only platform issue. […]
Black and Presbyterian . . . When the book of the same title was first published in 1983, written by Dr. Gayraud S. Wilmore, it asserted without apology that there indeed was such a thing as African American Christianity. By virtue of the fact that many African Americans came to Presbyterianism through colonization, it […]
This weekend I was watching a news program on Brexit – the United Kingdom’s plan to leave the European Union. When the vote was first taken there was much rancor, protesting, speeches, passion and politicking. Now almost two years later, it seems the UK has not figured out how to pull this off! I’m not judging, […]