What if Jesus is snatching us out of our desire for another world?
In the lectionary
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.
Does a good woman give and give and give without thought to her own well-being?
The cross we choose to bear reveals who we think Jesus is.
Proclaiming God’s abundance or dwelling in perceived scarcity?
Hearing the word and doing it aren’t as far apart as Martin Luther thought.
In Psalm 84, an expectant swallow makes her nest in the temple.