Ben Myers is a great teacher. His book left me fascinated not with him but with God.
Elastigirl is the hero we need.
The disruptive way of the Lamb
It didn't eliminate war. Still, it transformed international relations.
How shrewdly the drama of mixed motives, mixed loyalties, and mixed feelings unfolds.
We gave our readers a one-word writing prompt: "power."
What the people see in Jesus is more than raw power.
While I happen to think that refusing to bake a cake for a gay wedding that isn’t even happening at your own church is a distortion of what it means to follow Jesus, this is more lament than argument. It makes me sad; and our religious freedom tradition, quite rightly, isn’t particularly concerned about my sadness. What’s far more frustrating than pro-RFRA sentiment itself is the lack of empathy displayed by some who hold it.
We may have the power and privilege to avoid having to work in a sweatshop. But we feel powerless to prevent such horrors from existing.
Anyone who is familiar with Star Trek knows about the Borg, a seemingly soulless race of cyborgs. The Borg’s main task is to assimilate other species and bring them into the Collective. Science fiction geeks everywhere know the Borg’s catchphrase: “Resistance is futile.” Resistance is futile. Jesus is sitting around talking to a crowd when some Pharisees come by. Looking agitated, they make their way to Jesus.