Love is the goal, and without love, nothing Christians do has value. How does that posture affect our reading of scripture?
What does it mean to walk in the light, according to the author of 1 John? There’s more going on there than conservative purity culture tends to claim.
When Christian communities and congregations stagnate, those who pursue God can find themselves in the wilderness, rejected by their communities. What happens then?
What happens when James encounters the American dream? What happens when the Gospel encounters the American vision of “the good life”?
Let’s consider Romans 13:8-10 and what we can learn about love, laws and commands, and even governing authorities.
Why does the author of the gospel of Mark not talk about joy or happiness the way other gospel writers do?
How are demons and unclean spirits represented in the gospel of Mark? What can take away from how Jesus approaches demons and unclean spirits?
Even Jesus grieved. What can we learn from the gospel of Mark about grief and the presence of God?
Loving ourselves is part of the second greatest commandment: love your neighbor as yourself (Matthew 22:39). What can we learn from New Testament about loving ourselves?
When we boil Christian righteousness down to physical and political authority or superiority, we trade the Kingdom of Grace for a kingdom of death.