What a relief it might be to middle-class America to be sent away empty.
Monday lectionary email, archived here on Friday.
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?
God "has put all things under his feet." This includes the NFL.
Sometimes you have to struggle to a new height, away from the crowded ground level, to gain new vision.
What does Mr. Publican do once he arrives at home?
It took me a long time to accept this about myself. Eventually I even came to like it.
Naaman's servants' question cuts and burns.