Sometimes it seems that the vine grower has prepared the vineyard and gone off to a remote island where things are warmer and nicer.
Monday lectionary email, archived here on Friday.
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.
A worshiper can go a long time without any idea of who Melchizedek is and what it means to be a priest according to his order.
I memorized John 3:16 as a child—along with a specific interpretation of it.