For Andrew Elphinstone, human selfishness and violence are not evidence of a world gone wrong. They show a person ripe for transformation.
It’s been seven years, and I cannot access the word of peace. The tears still sting and slosh over my pail of remorse.
For Sharon Baker, theological consistency is essential, because “our perception of God influences how we behave.”
The theme of James Alison’s video Bible study is the main theme he sees in scripture: that the creation of scapegoats must end.
In the Bible, forgiveness involves repayment of what is owed. One way to pay down the debt is through charity to the poor.
American culture focuses on the law. But Naboth's vineyard reminds us that a healthy society is about relationships first and rules second.
I, Brian, a sinner, a most simple suburbanite, a generally decent sort but subject to fits of selfishness, do here wish to confess and be shriven.
Like Jacob and Esau, my mother and my aunt met each other one day after 20 years of estrangement.