Preachers who value their pulpit would be wise to avoid Isaiah 9 this Christmas Eve.
Since my son’s accident, everything I understand about hope has changed.
In Luke, Mary says that she’s a virgin. Do I believe her?
In his response to John, Jesus speaks of hope in the present tense.
In the stitched-together story of Advent, we wrestle with each other’s certainties.
Should scripture inform our ethics? How, and which parts?
It’s troubling to imagine the Son of man arriving with criminal intent.
The unfaithful shepherd sniffs out and stirs up fear, fragmenting communities.
This Reformation Day, I'm preaching the Gospel text from the lectionary.
Jesus’ hearers are well-acquainted with calamity and crisis.
The poetry of Genesis 1 invites us into a sort of palliative care for the earth.
Resurrection is where God is—across generations, across circumstances.
Recent books that are shaping discussions in New Testament studies