Listening to "What's Going On" provides some solace—and some discouragement.
Monday lectionary email, archived here on Friday.
I'm always amused when folk are keen enough to notice the worship whiplash to which the tradition so often subjects them.
"Whom are you trying to catch?" I asked my roommate. "Probably nobody," he said.
The kings in the Bible feel pretty familiar.
The authors of 2 Thessalonians saw a painful unraveling within the community, and they responded with urgency.
What men have placed a premium on, God has not.
Jesus' sermon in Luke 6 is first and foremost about the people gathered.
This Reformation Day, I'm preaching the Gospel text from the lectionary.
This is a troubling parable.
In 2 Kings 5, the VIP characters aren't the ones who make a difference.
God's answer to Habakkuk? Wait.
Amos has some concerns.
Jesus has a zeal against the human willingness to turn wealth into an idol.
It's complicated to lose things.
Surely he didn't mean I have to give up my books.