Apr 29, 2019
In the introduction to Revelation, we learn that John wrote an apocalypse in the tradition of prophecy as a circular letter intended to be read aloud to the seven churches in Asia Minor. How we theologically understand God is reflected in how we understand Revelation.
Apr 22, 2019
The resurrection is more than resuscitation. And the evidence of the resurrection isn't an empty grave but a full heart.
Apr 15, 2019
The way Jesus entered Jerusalem was not by chance. As a contrast to earthly power and peace, he entered humbly, vulnerable, and with love, mercy, and grace. This is the beginning of Holy Week. It is time to ask if our values align with Jesus.
Apr 8, 2019
It is Saturday after sundown. The Sabbath has ended. Tomorrow Jesus will ride into Jerusalem on the back of a donkey. A crowd will gather and people will cry, "Hosanna." But tonight at a home in Bethany, Jesus has gathered for dinner with Lazarus and his sisters, Mary and Martha. While Martha serves, Mary comes with...
Apr 1, 2019
God calls us to reconcile but as we can see in the story of The Prodigal Son, we want restorative justice for ourselves and retributive justice for those who do us harm.