Monthly Archives: September 2011

People of Light

These figures may not be exactly right, but I recently heard that President Obama has something like a 40% approval rating, but that Congress itself has a 14% approval rating. We Americans are very good at disliking the government and … Continue reading

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Burning Love

This Sunday’s text, Romans 12:9-21,¬†brings us to aspects of Christian behavior that are at the same time the most basic and the most difficult. At the heart of the Gospel message is the proclamation that God loves us in Christ … Continue reading

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New Order

There’s an obvious switch of topic and emphasis as we turn from Romans chapter 11 to Romans chapter 12. Broadly speaking one could say that Paul moves from the theoretical to the practical, from the doctrinal to the ethical. He’s … Continue reading

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