We hope and pray that God will meet us, even if God feels absent to us.
Monday lectionary email, archived here on Friday.
1 John says the love of God comes first. Oh. Right.
Sometimes it seems that the vine grower has prepared the vineyard and gone off to a remote island where things are warmer and nicer.
A hired hand is all I’ve ever been, professionally speaking.
Jesus' death is almost impossible to accept. Then he comes back.
Some people say they don’t identify as Christian because of what they see, or don’t see, in the church.
There is a chasm between Peter and Jesus that cannot be glossed over.
Peter doesn’t want to suffer. Who does?
The enduring significance of Jesus’ act in John 13 turns on the little preposition to.
Isaiah’s suffering servant plays on our own ambivalent ideas about violence, passivity, and retribution.