Today is a day filled with news, with analysis, with wondering at what the election will mean. But this news isn’t of great consequence in the midst of the much more important news of the Gospel. Today instead of spending too much time obsessing with the news of the day, read the news that really matters–pick one of the Gospels and read from it. What does the news of Christ’s coming, Christ’s love, Christ’s death and resurrection mean? What difference will this news make?
Read the News
Ragan Sutterfield is a writer and Episcopal seminarian sojourning from his native Arkansas in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the author of Cultivating Reality: How the Soil Might Save Us, Farming as a Spiritual Discipline and a contributor to the book Sacred Acts: How churches are working to protect the Earth’s climate. Ragan’s articles and essays have appeared in a variety of magazines including Triathlete, The Oxford American, and Books & Culture. He works to live the good life with his wife Emily and daughter Lillian.