As Abram's heirs, we must know that our lives are not so much about choosing as they are about being called.
We are called to make and keep promises, though contracts are more convenient.
Compared to cosmologists, theologians have the advantage—and disadvantage—of revelation.
The baptism of Jesus is Mark's Christmas story.
Reading the call of Samuel, one wonders why the lectionary confronts us with such a dread epiphany.