What good is a wilderness experience?
Living by the Word
There are two sure things in life: death and sin.
Strange things are happening on this mountain.
Debbie's prayers have not been answered.
Reading about Jesus in Capernaum, I think about a man I met in Tijuana.
Jesus wasn't popular.
I like that Jesus isn't actually what the disciples are looking for.
Each January the lectionary invites us to remember the invisible network of faith.
Why does Matthew insist on calling Jesus a king?
Luke insists that Jesus is a child of Israel.
Luke has some sense of how a baby can change everything.
I imagine Nathan waking to the word of the Lord with his heart pounding.
Like John the Baptist, progressive Christians tend to define ourselves in the negative.
In Flint, we know something about nostalgia and despair—and hope.
The Gospel reading speaks of the world ending. For some people in the pews, it is.