Jesus’ conflict, Matthew Thiessen argues, was with the forces of death.
Is the Joseph story just an old unsophisticated morality trope?
Small graces can give us hope—even in the pit.
Who is Jacob wrestling with?
There are some matters that a well-rehearsed and repeated Bible verse won’t fix.
Why we can’t rely on this or any other hermeneutical principle
Sometimes we don’t see what’s right in front of us.
When Moses says “keep still,” he’s not recommending inactivity.
What if all the energy we spent on taming the flesh were channeled toward loving the world?
Doesn’t God have better things to do than arrange marriages?
I’d tell him a secret I learned from Eugene Peterson.
What happens when we are the refugees, the strangers, and the dying?
Jesus keeps saying, “Do not be afraid.” But there’s so much to be afraid of.
The parable of the widow and the unjust judge might give us a radical look at the face of God.
Sarah wasn’t the first member of her household to laugh at God.