As a sign of power, those who speak the loudest pull out guns to show their dominance.
More than showing just their dominance, they look to make themselves feel more secure. The unfortunate reality is true security happens at a far more fundamental level than one that requires munitions and violence.
Understanding the true meaning of certain terms, like Angels and Heaven, in scripture, and uncovering the real ‘real world’.
Remembering the mark of Cain and calling off the hunt…
If we are to believe that it is in the Jesus Tradition to encounter his work in untraditional places, then surely we are compelled to believe bearers of Jesus could be the people we least expect to be so.
Where do we find answers on spirituality? On God? On how to live our lives? And should our traditional source of inspiration, as well as our longheld traditions be the only source?
What says Jesus on this question?
Geography was not the real reason Jesus travelled through the hostile land of Samaria. It was necessitated by something else, and, more importantly, it hold important lessons for how we should engage with our enemies.
When we exclude people in the name of the Lord, we may be committing one of the greatest of all sins.
Common wisdom is that faith brings healing. Yet, selflessly giving of ourselves to heal others can breed faith in itself. Not only does Jesus know this, he shows it, too.
On the eve of Palm Sunday, the correlations between Julius Malema and Pontius Pilate are startling.
It says something remarkable about how little politics has actually changed. It also says something remarkable about how little civil action must change.
When good things happen to us, is it because we deserve it? When bad things happen to us, is it because we deserve it? Do you get what you deserve?