Essay

Staring death in the face

March 27, 2020 Carl E. Olson 6

Readings: • Ez. 37:12-14 • Psa. 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 • Rom. 8:8-11 • Jn. 11:1-45 “Lazarus, come out!” With that simple, dramatic command, the Incarnate Word spoke words that demonstrated his power over death. It concludes one […]

The Dispatch

Salt, Cities, and Disciples

February 7, 2020 Carl E. Olson 4

Readings: • Is 58:7-10 • Ps 112:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 • 1 Cor 2:1-5 • Mt. 5:13-16 It is small, simple, and composed mostly of something that doesn’t sound tasty at all: sodium chloride. But the […]