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The Word Does Not Return Empty
Before the book, even before language, there was the Word.
At the Crux of the Matter: A liturgy of saying goodbye
A liturgy of thanksgiving for Crux Books
Tale of Two Feasts
Much depends on who eats and who doesn’t, on who is invited to dinner, on who is the host, and on where you eat.
Remembering, Forgetting and the “F” Bomb
Any alternative narrative, any liberating vision, has to engage in an imaginative act of forgetting … and remembering.
The Gospel in Dangerous Times
A battle of stories, a conflict of myths. Everything hangs on the outcome. This is a matter of life and death. So which side are you on?
Beyond Smugness: The Beatitudes Again
If we can be smug about this radical teaching of Jesus, then we demonstrate in our very smugness that we don’t get it.
Donald, Pat and Jesus
A pastoral word for a persecuted President?
Pentecost and the Blasphemy of “America First”
“America First” means creation last. “America First” means God last. “America First” means the Spirit last. "America First" is a blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.
Worship, Doubt and Ascension
Worship without doubt is the posture of idolatry, the faith of an ideology. True worship not only welcomes doubt, it requires doubt.
Resurrection, Jesus and Leonard
Settling in either knowing or unknowing, resolving the tension of faith and doubt would have been cheap and superficial, regardless of where one landed.
Love, Knowing and the Washing of Feet
It’s all about love to the very end. It’s all about a love that brings us to Holy Week. It’s all about the end of love, the telos of love. It’s all about the Lord of love, kneeling before his disciples on Thursday evening, and enthroned on a cross by Friday afternoon.
Kingdom Fruitfulness: A New Targum
This is the word of truth, in a time of such ubiquitous deceit. This is the word of truth, that speaks power and life in the face of repression and death.
Romans 12&13 Remixed: A Post-Inauguration Targum
Time is up for the oppressive laws of the state, so obey the law of love. Time is up for the empire, so live in the Kingdom.
La Loche, Adam and the Eventide of Joy
Adam knew with Isaiah that there was something deeply wrong in our world. Adam knew that, “the earth is utterly broken, the earth is torn asunder,” and he dedicated his life to the healing of that broken world.
A Penthouse or a Stable?
They have all come, either summoned or seeking an audience. In and out of Trump Tower, the rich, the powerful, the celebrities, have come to see the one who will be president.
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