Yes, truly, above and over this pandemic crisis, we are summoned to claim and embrace greater truths that life, light and right is stronger than death, darkness and wrong. And we all find them in Christ the Lord who, in God’s power and grace, is risen today, and so do we.
A reflection contributed by Emma Bridger of the United Society Partners in the Gospel – USPG in London, United Kingdom. She recently visited Philippines including the lumad communities in Mindanao particularly in Barangay Saad, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur.
We celebrate today the Palm Sunday which ushers the beginning of the Holy Week Celebration and brings us to the last week of the life and ministry of the Lord Jesus on earth. Brought upon by the liturgical renewal of the Church, today is also known as the Passion Sunday since the narrative of the Passion of our Lord Jesus is being read today as the Gospel of the Eucharistic Worship following after the Blessing and Procession of Palms.
Dedicated to the Justice Sunday, 29 March 2020, of the Lutheran Church in Germany especially in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany. Adopted and distributed by the Zentrum für Mission und Ökumene, (Centre for Global Ministries and Ecumenical Relations) as reference for today’s reflections.
Suddenly, we are saddened by COVID-19 and realized that we still have so much to revolutionize.
We do not need nor expect from the presidency to ask us to pray, we expect him and his government to prioritize and spend his billions of discretionary funds and other funds in his dispensation to launch a FREE MASSIVE TESTING…
Sharing to you my testimonial sermon for 22 March 2020 during the Opening Service of the ROMERO DAYS, an annual ecumenical celebration in remembrance of Archbishop Oscar Romero to be held in Apostelkirche. However, this has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and maybe pursued in a later date. Our Faith Challenges Us To […]
March 8, 2020, the Second Sunday in Lent. A reflection on John 3:1-17. “How can these things be?” (v9b). Nicodemus was a Pharisee, a teacher of the law but apparently, he did not know or understand what Jesus was talking about. I beg to disagree with some people saying that Nicodemus did not understand Jesus […]
Posting here a shared thought on JUSTICE by FRYA written in August 2019. What is justice? It is a word that has a noticeable weight in society. It is something that governments and other social structures strive to achieve, a concept to build their systems around. It is a word that protesters like to throw […]
A shared reflection of Emma Bridger, a Reasearcher from the United Society Partners in the Gospel (USPG). I arrived in the Philippines at the beginning of February to begin a piece of collaborative research that seeks to understand the theological motivations and reasonings that drive the mission of the IFI with the Lumad people, the […]