June 2016

Then Jesus told his disciples, ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. -Matthew 16:24 I’ve been thinking about the idea of denying ourselves as Christians a lot lately, and to be honest, I have mixed feelings about it….

Happy Moltmann Monday! Today I want to share another selection from Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel, from her book Rediscovering Friendship, which is laser-zapping good on the topic of Jesus, friendship, and the treatment of women: Yet another tradition of friendship has its roots in the New Testament, but it keeps being forgotten….

Friends, if you did not hear the news, Professor Moltmann’s beloved wife, Elisabeth, passed away on Tuesday, June 7. The Moltmanniac has a lovely post you can read here. Professor Moltmann has stayed close to home these last few years taking care of her. They met as young seminary academics,…

Welcome to Moltmann Monday: Midnight Edition! Just barely making the deadline today, after spending all day at a conference. But I wanted to share with you this selection from The Church in the Power of the Spirit, about the role of the church, and more to the point, the open…

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