Why am I so skeptical about sitting and learning at the feet of others?
Living by the Word
What is the story within the story that we need to hear anew?
It’s hard to believe in an enchanted world.
The first step of repentance is telling the truth about ourselves.
To be wild is to be free, unbought and unbossed by the structures of power.
What if Jesus is snatching us out of our desire for another world?
Ultimately, the reign of God is God’s government set up in the human heart.
What if we put children at the center of our policies and decisions?
The prophet Isaiah sings an eschatological melody.
The story of two grieving and economically insecure women is the hinge of the entire covenant history.
More than a miracle story, this is a story of a call.
I don’t want to hear any more from Eliphaz, Bildad, or Zophar. I want answers.
Israel’s claim that all people are created in God’s image is strikingly egalitarian.
The purpose of the word of God is not to make us feel condemnable, but to help us see what is commendable.
I regularly pray for things that are unlikely to come about quickly, if at all.