Our Lent Together: Fear, Racial Equality, A Place to Begin.

(Thank you to Ben Perkins, Carla Imperial, Suzanne Wolk, and others who helped write and edit this blog. Please see Ben’s and Carla’s words below.) This Lent, our theme at Hope Central Church is “Fear: the movement from fear to love.” We believe that – outside of when fear is a necessary human emotion in…

Beginning with Pancakes: the Slow Work of Forgiveness

Dear Beloved, Our Lenten practice starts next week. We’ll start with eating, of course, pancakes and syrup, and a funny telling of sins in such a way as to not identify our sins with our humanity. As a people, we’ll reassure the ones who’ve confessed that there is nothing that can separate us from the…