Jesus

Happy Moltmann Monday! As we prepare for the beginning of Lent this Wednesday, I thought I would share this lovely passage from The Way of Jesus Christ about Jesus’ relationship with the Father. The special characteristic of Jesus’ relationship to God is made clear in the ‘Abba’ prayer… In Aramaic,…

It’s a cold and rainy Presidents Day here in Dallas this Moltmann Monday morning. I hope you are well where you find yourself. What I do know is that many of us are suffering from, or at least encountering, a good bit of anxiety these days, so today’s selection is…

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….

I don’t know about you, but I’m honestly beyond sick of politicians injecting Jesus into their platforms. I’m not saying faith isn’t political. It absolutely is; Jesus died a blatantly political death. But Jesus himself as the spokesperson of this party or that one? Color me skeptical and a little…

This Holy Week, I’ve been pondering what it must have been like for Jesus to let go of expectations. At heart, that’s what I think Holy Week required before anything else. And there were so. many. expectations of which he needed to let go: -the expectation of the disciples for…

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