In the scripture, Jesus gives some advice about what to do when someone offends you. He suggests talking directly first, before anything else.
In the story for the morning, Moses encounters God in the burning bush. God asks his to take off his sandals because he is “standing on holy ground.” (Exodus 3:1-15) Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny explores the vulnerability of being barefoot.
In the midst of dire warnings about the effect of climate change and in advance of a major international conference on global warming in Paris in December, Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny lifts up the glory of God's creation and our responsibility to care for us.