Richard L. Floyd
The disciples had expected great things from Jesus when he ushered in God's glorious new reign on earth.
When a person oppressed by the evil of racism proclaims "Black Lives Matter," you have two choices—you can validate their pain or you can condemn them for speaking it.
Sitting in challenge with this text from Isaiah open on his lap, the unnamed "Ethiopian eunuch" had questions.
Emily C. Heath
One of the reasons I identify so strongly as a Trinitarian, a person who believes that God is Parent/Creator, Christ, and Holy Spirit, is my love for that last "person" of the Trinity.
Watching Erick work, I'm in awe.
Not to put too fine a point on it, but . . . hogwash. Hooey. Balderdash.
"Are you a god?" the disciple asked the Buddha. "No," he replied. "Are you a saint?" "No." "Then what are you?" the man asked. The Buddha replied, "I am awake."
I first moved to the Pacific Northwest from the (very) Northern Midwest two decades ago.
In a 1976 interview with Playboy magazine, a former U.S. president admitted that he had "looked on a lot of women with lust" and had "committed adultery in my heart."
Quinn G. Caldwell
As I get older, I find myself sometimes hyper-aware of the narrowing of possibilities for my future.