tr.v. sal·vaged 1) To save from loss or destruction. 2) To save (discarded or damaged material) for further use. Welcome to the blog of Rev. Katie Z. Dawson, United Methodist elder and Field Coordinator for Imagine No Malaria.
If I think back to the first moment when faith sunk in deep into my life, it would be sitting around a lunch table at Simpson College. I wasn’t actually … Continue reading
I had an experience last week that deeply shook me. My dad asked me to come help him move farm equipment as he moved from one set of fields to … Continue reading
I hopped on the interstate, fresh from an invigorating meeting, ready to put the pedal to the metal and get home. I had an hour and forty minute drive ahead … Continue reading
I have a couple of scars in my body. Right below my left knee the area is numb and without feeling and there is a small whitish mark. That scar … Continue reading
…many of us are like this dimmer switch up here. We waver in how much light we let out into the world. Our lights are not off completely – but neither are they shining at 100%, 100% of the time.
Mark’s gospel is known for its haste. Jesus is here and then there and everything is so urgent and busy. We spent four weeks in Epiphany just in chapter one … Continue reading
When we, the unworthy, accept the invitation and show up for the wedding, we are supposed to “put on” this special garment as we come in the door. AND – it is something that the Lord our King will provide for us, if we only chose to accept it.
(sometimes I choose to preach from an outline rather than a manuscript… someday, maybe I’ll feel freer and can do it more often!) 1. Intro: talk about giving and receiving … Continue reading
For much of the summer, we have been sitting with the Apostle Paul and wrestling with his letter to the Romans. But as fall approaches – and boy does it … Continue reading