Idolatry is the desire to manipulate God.
Putting flesh on the bones of justice
Matthew’s Beatitudes are meant to give comfort, not to challenge.
Jesus’ call is less about what we leave behind than our eager response to follow him as everyday people.
Scot McKnight looks to Paul to define the pastoral task.
What do we do when we read a story where the ending is already known?
Biblical scholar Mari Joerstad and indigenous activist Nick Estes challenge our human-centered worldview.
Jesus knows he’s part of a history, a people’s longing and dreams.
Genealogies suggest a beautiful inevitability even amid political impossibility.
The Bible gives no sense that the family is an end in itself.
Matthew D. C. Larsen challenges long-held assumptions about the Gospels.
In Preaching Romans, a range of scholars present their perspectives in complementary ways.
Matthew connects Jesus to the overarching narrative of the Jewish people—as well as to the smaller story of Matthew’s immediate community.
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.