Rich Toward God: Abundance and focus

This is the first blog in a three-part series examining the parable of the rich man and considering how this story and the way Jesus presents it can guide us. The parable can be found in Luke 12. A businessman has more success than he anticipated and in order to...

Happy New Year 2023!

The time leading up to ringing in the New Year is often a time to look back and consider what has been and to look forward and dream or plan for what is to come. It’s a good practice, not just for December 31st but in general. Since we are edging up to 12/31/22 we...

The Harvest

It’s spring.  Right?  The weather does seem to want to continue to mess with us – it’s still pretty cold some days, it is New England after all, but official spring has sprung.  And with it gardening season is upon us. I have an ever-expanding plot in my back yard...

Lent

Boston Faith & Justice Network is about bringing Christians together in community. True, there is also a mission we hope to help equip you and ourselves for.  But today as we enter Lent together I am writing this just considering how we can strengthen each other...

Celebrating Two Years with BFJN!

About 2 years ago I was waiting to meet one of my best friends for lunch.  I still remember how she breezed up to the table and declared herself in possession of a “crazy idea”.  Turns out the idea involved us applying together for a job, which was in fact posted for...