These "soundings" were used to make sure that the passage was safe.
It has been my custom to share regular thoughts and insights about our journey together in a similar way through my "pastor's column."
It's simply an effort to plumb the depths of our shared journey. It provides a place for reflection and challenge, a place to look to Christ for our bearings.
It is but one of the ways that we explore just what a unique gift it is to be in God's community, to be the body of Christ.
Other ways will include