Monthly Archives: November 2017

Trusted with Talents

Though it is often unrecognized in these times, the Bible has deeply influenced our culture and language, including even what our words mean. This Sunday’s text from Matthew 25:14-30 is a prime example. The parable’s use of the Greek word … Continue reading

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In or Out?

Exclusion is not a very popular topic, at least in the Christian circles in which I typically go round. Exclusiveness, so we imagine, characterizes those nasty fake Christians of the alt-right or at Westboro Baptist Church, but not us gentle, … Continue reading

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Pure Hope

There’s nothing like pregnancy to make a woman want to get in shape. At least as far as I understand it, the news that there is a new precious little life inside one’s body transforms your priorities. Ideally, all other … Continue reading

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