Nobody said U.S. politics were dull. Like most of the world, I watched the recent U.S. presidential race alternating between fascination, amusement, and horror. Sometimes all three at the same time. It’s the kind of election that will be analyzed from every angle for years to come. I’ve been sorting through my own thinking on … Continue reading Our Thoughts and Words Matter
The Parable of the Good Samaritan. Everyone knows the story. Or, at least, they know what a “good Samaritan” is. It’s someone who does a good deed, someone who helps a person in need. Sure, but it’s more than that. The story is actually more jarring than that. Or, at least, it should be. Jesus … Continue reading The Parable of the Good Muslim
Love is All We Need | Scripture and Jesus on Love | What is Love? Love, Above All | How Should We Then Love? I started the week by getting up on my soapbox and boldly declaring: “Love is all we need, folks! All we need is love!” In our complex, chaotic, confusing world, we Christians don’t need greater … Continue reading How Should We Then Love?