Maybe the parable of the persistent widow isn't about God. Maybe it's about us.
Lent | Second Sunday in Lent (Year A)
Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; John 3:1-17 or Matthew 17:1-9
Can "Abrahamic" replace "Judeo-Christian"? And without sacrificing the integrity of three different traditions?
It's no surprise that Nicodemus goes home befuddled. If discipleship doesn't come with some confusion, it probably isn't Jesus you're following.
I was not raised in the Mennonite church; I came to it later in life. It was primarily the commitment to nonviolence that drew me in, though I soon learned that there is more to like about being a Mennonite than that. One of the things I admire about Mennonites is their respect for history.
by Ron AdamsMay 25, 2015