Anne Kayser (Oregon)
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Jesus said, “I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever. This is the Spirit of truth.” - John 14:16-17 (NRSV)
The divisions at our church’s denominational conference mirrored the divisions in my own household. I saw good people on both sides of contentious issues.
A few days after the conference, I took my son to hear the Oregon Symphony perform one of his favorite works, Mahler’s 3rd Symphony. On the...
I can find peace when I listen for the Holy Spirit.
Conflicts in the church
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I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”