In a culture of name-calling, imagine if we truly saw and treated “those people” as beloved children of God, and as some mother’s son or daughter—named, loved, respected. Continue reading
To preach Jacob’s saga with integrety and relevance perhaps we need to ask: “What would you do if your mother asked you to lie to your father ?
A major clue to a more sympathetic reading of Jacob is hidden in most English Bible translations. Continue reading
Many of our congregations have been named after saints, but do we know who these people are in the life of the church, and why they were chosen to represent the congregation at the time of its foundation? Continue reading