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.
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.