Without a Shepherd

Shortly after escaping from slavery, Frederick Douglass found himself in New Bedford, Massachusetts. As a “lukewarm” Methodist, he felt it his duty to seek the “spiritual advantage of public worship,” and “therefore resolved to join” the local congregation. Though Massachusetts was a free state, Douglass was denied a “seat in the body of the house”Continue reading “Without a Shepherd”

Feeding us Well

Jesus Christ, our Savior, protects us from God’s wrath; through his bitter suffering, he delivered us from the punishments of hell. That we might never forget this, he gave us his body to eat, hidden in the bread so small, and his blood to drink in the wine. He who would go to his table,Continue reading “Feeding us Well”