Cheryl Anderson (California)
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Jesus replied, “Don’t stop him. No one who does powerful acts in my name can quickly turn around and curse me. Whoever isn’t against us is for us.” - Mark 9:39-40 (CEB)
In today’s reading, Jesus teaches his disciples to encourage genuine faith. John was troubled that another man was casting out demons even though he was not one of the twelve disciples. Jesus responded by teaching us all not to reject others simply because they don’t belong to our group. We...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.