The disciples would be seen as misfits in tension with the established social norms and hierarchies. Sounds pretty punk rock to me.
How many of our current events—in politics or in our church deliberations—get stuck in frustrating stalemates?
Unlike the other gospelwriters, Luke includes the events surrounding and supporting the birth of Christ.
I know how it can be hard to separate co-parenting from the pain of divorce. But I also know God is still at work in my life.
Imagine an annual spring tradition in which you plant basil seeds in an herb garden while retelling the story of Helena digging up her own basil and finding Jesus’ cross.
I want my children to remember me as a person who loved them deeply, but who loved herself just as much.
I am moved by the willing courage of a young person saying yes to God’s adventure. And I’m grateful for Mary, still bearing God to us.
The Transfiguration is confusing and deeply mystifying, and maybe that’s the point.
Zechariah knew what his son was destined to do: inaugurate the movement that would prepare the way for Jesus Christ.
Moving is once again making me realize: all of life is detaching from that which does not last forever and clinging to the good news in Christ.