Much like a great song, scripture has several disparate ‘hit singles’. However, finding an album with a string of great songs, none of which you skip, is a rarity. Romans Chp. 8 is one such case.
How John The Baptiser’s way of life earned him a resume reference from Jesus himself, even in a time when John was questioning Jesus.
With a prophetic imagination we see that Abraham’s near sacrifice of his son Isaac was in fact the Resurrection of Isaac who was as good as dead already. (This video is based on interpretative skills of David Buttrick)
Full title: To make God our first love is the most loving way of loving everything else.
A slightly-less-than-literal interpretation of Abraham’s near sacrifice of his son Isaac.
The question we should ask is not: “Do you believe?” but rather “What do you believe and does it bring LIFE?”
South Africa’s amazing constitution was written from the perspective of protecting the vulnerable but sadly the proposed Protection of Information Bill betrays our constitution in that it is written from the perspective of protecting the privileged. Lean more about it from at the Rights To Know website.
Why asking many questions of Jesus is a greater sign of knowing Jesus intimately, then merely ‘believing’ you’ve figured him out.
What St. Paul can teach us of engaging with people with faiths different from our own
Reflections on Jesus’s saying that there are many rooms in my Father’s house, and how a break in scripture can mistakenly break a narrative.
Why, in Acts Chp 1, did Jesus tell his disciples to return to Jerusalem, the place which held the greatest fear and represented the greatest pain for them? The very same reasons he would tell us to return to our ‘own’ Jerusalem.