OWAAT December 24: The Psalms and Christmas

Here we are at week four of Advent and Christmas Eve in our wait for Jesus’ birth, lighting the candle[…]

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OWAAT December 10: Hope and Thankfulness in the Midst of Waiting for Jesus

As we continue our wait for Jesus, we enter into week two of Advent, either love or hope (depending on[…]

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OWAAT December 3: Advent in the Psalms

Here we are at Advent – the first Sunday of Advent already! (Does anyone else wonder just where the weeks,[…]

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OWAAT Nov 26: Singing (Or, Well, Chanting) God’s Sovereignty

We move not only into a new month, but also into Year 2 of our “3 Year Daily Bible Readings[…]

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OWAAT November 19: Thanking God Without “Lightwashing”

This week we move from Book III to IV of the Psalms. It’s also the week of Thanksgiving (or Indigenous[…]

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OWAAT November 12: Lament, Faith, and Justice

This week’s post is a little later than usual because I have just returned from┬áNational Leadership Training, to which I[…]

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OWAAT November 5: Women in the Midst of: Between Ideals and Reality in the Reformation

As I reflected last week on public lament leading to reformation, and ruminated that with the #metoo campaign regarding sexual[…]

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OWAAT October 29: Luther’s 95 Theses: When Public Lament Leads to Reformation

With the end of October there are all sorts of interesting things going on: we near the end of Book[…]

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Human and Divine vengeance in the Psalms

OWAAT October 22: On Human and Divine Vengeance in the Psalms and Life

I am grateful that with so much going on in our world there are so many fascinating resources and conversation[…]

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OWAAT October 15: Even a King Cries Out to God: Scriptural Imagination in the Psalms

We continue on this week in Book 2 of the Psalms. While the authorship of all the Psalms are traditionally[…]

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