The Problem with God, with Us, and the Rest of Us

We have great problems with this, the final, passionate prayer that Jesus offers for his followers. He prays that we might be Continue Reading →

Listening for the Shepherd

    There’s an old hasidic story about a revered rabbi who was riding in a carriage with his young Continue Reading →

The Charcoal Fire

Those unforgettable days of Passover are finally over. Their rabbi and lord Jesus had been betrayed, crucified and buried; he Continue Reading →

Time for an Identity Crisis

What would Lent be like if we spent it the way Jesus spent those forty days in the wilderness? We Continue Reading →

On Resentment

There’s not just one, but two troubled figures in Jesus’ parable of the Prodigal Son. The angry, older brother introduced Continue Reading →