Isaiah’s suffering servant plays on our own ambivalent ideas about violence, passivity, and retribution.
Monday lectionary email, archived here on Friday.
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.
From the beginning—“I am the Lord your God”—the Decalogue is about vocation.
We can ignore the Satan stuff, or we can address it.
The wilderness is hard enough. Kindness helps.
I'm a queer Christian pastor, and I'll be using regular, old, boring ashes like always.
Can Paul literally be any identity?
God invites us to live out an authentic prophetic ministry truly guided by God.
This week’s readings challenge us to adopt a particular posture.
What would it look like to do this right now?
Can our baptism compel us to help mitigate the world’s disasters?
In Matthew, Jesus’ identity as king is the major source of conflict.
Anna and Simeon’s hope precedes their encounter with Jesus.
I understand the people who only show up once a year, just to hold a candle of their own.