I am less like the Magi than some members of my church are.
Monday lectionary email, archived here on Friday.
"What an awful story," she said. "Why would that story be in the Bible?"
When this woman heard what she thought to be true about the movement of God among us, she testified.
Can we recognize Jesus' coming as good news?
Every child is from God. Joseph gets an explicit divine promise.
What a relief it might be to middle-class America to be sent away empty.
I am grateful for John the Baptist's indictment.
We are not prepared to be judged by Matthew.
To sing of Jesus Christ in Paul's terms seems strange and grandiose and a bit out of touch with the lives of ordinary people right now.
Is Isaiah's vision of a peaceful public square a naïve hope?