How would Norman Rockwell have painted Jesus' homecoming to Nazareth?
Living by the Word
Miracles can be hard work.
About that baptism by fire
The wise men remind us that stargazing always involves politics.
Jesus flips the script on his parents.
Mary gives us permission to pause and ponder what we hear.
Motherhood and ministry are intertwined for me.
“If we can’t afford two boxes,” my grandmother said, “we can’t afford one.”
John the Baptist’s proclamation for a world of Tiberiuses and Trumps
What will it take to break through our numbness?
The cross is both foundation and anti-foundation, a disturber of worlds.
Sometimes we need a good old-fashioned swig of bracing disillusionment.
By middle-class American standards, the widow's decision is questionable.
What does it mean that Jesus weeps, when he knows Lazarus will be raised from the dead?
Why does the crowd demand that Bartimaeus be silent?