Before judging individuals for their sin, we should try to understand the forces of evil influencing them.
Living by the Word
Communion is not the only time we seek Jesus like a hungry baby.
People must have gasped when Jesus opened his mouth and said 'I am.'
I have an enduring memory of bread I ate when I was four. Jesus' bread also abides.
At that deserted spot on the Sea of Galilee, Jesus could've used a grocery store.
The apostles are on fire in this Gospel passage. I don't always get along with people like that.
Put your ear to the ground. You will not detect a single note of good news in the story of Herod, Herodias, and John.
The final lesson in Discipleship 101: learning to fall
The woman's presence in a crowd is an act of civil disobedience.
What do we miss when we seclude ourselves on safe shores of sameness?
My Western side longs for more activity in this parable, but I'm trying to listen to my Eastern side.
When Jesus names the need for deep social change, people think he's possessed.
It's inevitable that the story of Jesus healing in Capernaum won't end well.
John 3:16 is about crisis, but not the crisis of God brooding in heaven waiting on us to make a choice.
Jesus has gone underground. That's the setting of our Gospel reading this Pentecost.