Author Archives: Jason Williams



Jason Williams

God, Our Mother
in God, Updates

God, Our Mother

Mother’s Day can be both a great day…and a difficult day. The church has too often only celebrated and honored the prototypical mother: a female with living, biological children. Last year at Hood, we celebrated...

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May 10, 2017
Living Stones
in Church, Inspiration

Living Stones

I have a memory to share, and it begins with an ancient proverb: A rolling stone gathers no moss. Perhaps you have heard this old proverb credited to Publilius Syrus, a 1st century Latin writer who...

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May 09, 2017
Hearing God's Voice
in Church, Updates

Hearing God’s Voice

We are called to study and read scripture for ourselves. Rather than having tests of faith and creedal statements, we critically and thoughtfully study scripture, taking into account the history and background – the context...

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May 02, 2017
Deep Consciousness of God
in Encouragement

Deep Consciousness of God

What rests deep within your consciousness throughout the day? Worries? Hopes? Fears? Successes? Failures? Your “To Do” list? What if each day were filled with a deep consciousness of God? What would that look and...

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April 26, 2017
Right a Wrong
in Hope from Hood, Inspiration

Right a Wrong

At times, life can seem full of wrongs. People say the wrong thing or act the wrong way. Sometimes we put our trust in the wrong person or end up supporting the wrong position.  Good...

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April 24, 2017
More Than a Name
in Inspiration

More Than a Name

When did Jesus become more than a name to you? When we first learn about Jesus, we read stories, we sing songs, we listen to sermons (maybe podcasts, too, nowadays), and we may act out skits....

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April 18, 2017
Dirty Feet
in Encouragement, Inspiration

Dirty Feet

If you enjoy gardening, then it is likely that you have an appreciation for getting a little mud between your toes.  For me, digging in the dirt bare foot connects me to God’s creation in a...

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April 11, 2017
A Holy Week
in Uncategorized

A Holy Week

As we begin this Holy Week, I just looked back through some pictures from last week…and realized it was a pretty Holy Week as well.  Folks at Hood filled our community with love by Serving...

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April 10, 2017