We need a Christ who manifests his power, not just a Pantocrator of the gaps.
Season after Pentecost | Reign of Christ (Year B)
Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 (Psalm 93); Revelation 1:4b-8; John 18:33-37 | Semi-continuous first reading: 2 Samuel 23:1-7 (Psalm 132:1-12, [13-18])
On this week’s Technicolor Jesus, Matt and Adam talk about deterrence, peace, kingship, and Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 masterpiece.
Matt Gaventa & Adam HearlsonNovember 19, 2018
The cross is both foundation and anti-foundation, a disturber of worlds.
by Brad RothOctober 18, 2018
The humanitarian plight of Syrian refugees and the terrorist threat of ISIS seem likely to dominate the cable news channels for weeks to come. But it’s unclear whether Christian preachers will continue to discuss these issues now that the season of Advent has arrived. On the surface there is little connection between ISIS’s campaign of terror and a season that invites us to prepare for the return of Christ.
The Gospel of John uses the word "truth" more than any other book in the Bible and way more than the other Gospels combined. Not only that, but many of the most-quoted verses in John, the ones that have shaped Christian discourse over the centuries, have been concerned with the question of truth.