Spirit Soundings

Spirit Soundings is the Blog of our Executive Presbyter, Rev. Ruth Santana-Grace

Incarnation, Manifestation and Identity by Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace

Called to Cry in the Wilderness by Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace

Places I Remember by Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace

Missing the Mark by M. Courtenay Willcox, Mid-Council Intern

“He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying thus, ‘God, I thank you that I am not like […]

Matthew 25 Near and Far: Spirit Soundings by Elder Vijay Aggarwal

Working towards a World Where All Have Access to Good Things by Rev. Randy Barge

“But Abraham said, ‘Child, remember that during your lifetime you received your good things, and Lazarus in like manner evil things; but now he is comforted here, and you are in agony. Besides all this, between you and us a great chasm has been fixed, so that those who might want to pass from here […]

A Season to Call Upon that Holy “Breath from the Four Winds” by Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace

Four Winds and a Life-Giving Breath by Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace

“…So I prophesied as I had been commanded; and as I prophesied, suddenly there was a noise, a rattling, and the bones came together, bone to its bone. I looked, and there were sinews on them; and flesh had come upon them, and skin had covered them; but there was no breath in them. Then […]

Our Moment in Time by Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace

“For such a time as this” (Esther 4:14) These past few weeks have been a bit of a whirlwind as I navigated my alumni reunion at Princeton Theological Seminary, a trustee meeting, our presbytery meeting, and a hospitalized dog. It felt a bit like a carousel that would not stop – with emotions ranging from […]

Hands of Healing in a World that Wounds by Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace

“Just then some men came, carrying a paralyzed man on a bed. They were trying to bring him in and lay him before Jesus; but finding no way to bring him in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and let him down with his bed through the tiles into the middle of […]