Jesus

Happy Moltmann Monday, fellow theology nerds! Today I’m sharing some thoughts from The Crucified God about what it means for the trinity when Jesus dies on the cross. This came up in a discussion last night, as it often does when discussing the terrifying notion that God died (stop dancing…

In a couple of weeks, Christians around the world will enter the season of Advent, where we wait for the Light as we walk toward Christmas. Waiting is difficult because it requires us to acknowledge we do not have control over the future. Waiting on God is vulnerable before it can be…

I’m a pretty direct person. I appreciate nuance and subtlety as much as the next person, of course, but if you ask me a question like “Does this look good?” I’m not going to tell you the pros and cons and add in a few compliments and then vaguely suggest…

Jesus was a minority. But you know that already, right? You know that Jesus was Jewish, and you know the New Testament has stories that show the tensions between Jews and Samaritans, Jews and Romans, etc. That’s ethnic tension. That’s politically charged tension that came from Jesus being born into…

Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. There they gave a dinner for him. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those at the table with him. Mary took a pound of costly perfume made of pure…

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