The dissonance raised by the nonacceptance of persons with disabilities and the acceptance of grace through Christ’s broken body necessitates that the church find new ways of interpreting disability. – Nancy Eiesland
Could it be that I actually need others to help me identify and work on my own imperfections so that I can see more clearly?
The beauty we see in this floor as it comes together is distinct from any beauty that might be found in the boards out of which it’s composed. But every single board makes this thing beautiful.
The integrity of the Gospel through which we have been saved places us in dynamic relationship to the triune God and His body, making us complicit with Him as we follow Him into the world.
This wave of refugees is not a problem that God has given us to solve. It is an opportunity to share the good news in the context of relationship, welcome, witness.
Why are we spending all this time looking at “Questions Jesus Asked”? Jesus is often set forth as a “great moral teacher.” As we who follow Jesus into the world seek to imitate him, we can all too easily envision that process as requiring us to “teach” – which we often assume means to bring…
“If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you?” (Luke 6) Jesus continues… For even sinners love those who love them. If you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same. If you lend to those from whom you…
Which of you who has a sheep that falls into a pit on the Sabbath will not take hold of it and lift it out? (Matt 12:11) An argument is set off when the Pharisees observe Jesus and his followers walking through a field of grain, picking, husking, and eating kernels as they go….