Sometimes it seems that the vine grower has prepared the vineyard and gone off to a remote island where things are warmer and nicer.
John 3:16 is about crisis, but not the crisis of God brooding in heaven waiting on us to make a choice.
A hired hand is all I’ve ever been, professionally speaking.
The synagogue at Dura, in present-day Syria, contained three murals recounting the history of Israel from the ancestral period through the exile and resettlement of the land.
Jesus has gone underground. That's the setting of our Gospel reading this Pentecost.
Christian theology is a love story.
In Genesis, God separates the dry land from the sea. But God also makes marshes, estuaries, and coral reefs.
Jesus' death is almost impossible to accept. Then he comes back.
The church organizes its life in the wake of absence.