Wright tells a great story. Would the apostle recognize it?
Lent | Fifth Sunday in Lent (Year C)
Isaiah 43:16-21 (Psalm 126); Philippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8
Several years ago I taught a Sunday School class on the Saint John's Bible, a beautiful hand-calligraphed and illustrated version of the Bible that took several years and a whole team of artists to create. I showed the class a video about how the project came together, and the class was spellbound, as I knew they'd be. The illuminations make you want to lean into the scripture. The Saint John's Bible fosters awe and wonder toward the God who gives us not only the sacred story but also the artists who make it come alive. Near the end of the video, the narrator shares the cost of this tremendous project.