“When In Doubt…”

“When In Doubt…”

Date: April 24, 2022

by Marcia Mount Shoop
John 20:19-31

“The growth and transformation that can emerge from collective practices around doubt are a healing balm in this world–where certainty has been a weapon of mass destruction for a long, long time.

Doubt is what allows us to interrogate our own cultures, our own systems, our own inner life with the sacred intention of finding our way to a better world together.

Doubt is what creates the conditions for us to believe that the world does not have to be the way that it is. Doubt is nourishment for our well-being–and for our collective transformation.

This is a Resurrection story after all–a story about how resurrection elicited doubt and renewed connection.  Thomas telling the truth about what he needed gave Jesus an opportunity for him to give Thomas what he needed.

When in doubt… ask for what you need.”

Watch the full GCPC service on 4/24/22 here
(Scripture and sermon begin at 33:30)