In a season where death may feel a little too prevalent, we might be able to find wisdom in a strange place: a number.
Who do you trust when it comes to spiritual guidance? Contrary to the church answer, it’s more than just Jesus.
What does it take to respond appropriately to prejudice and racism? Can the stories of Jesus give us guidance, even if they don’t give easy answers? Perhaps, at the very least, they can help us become the type of people who are open and grounded enough to confront racism in ourselves and our society.
This episode mentions a couple of organizations doing amazing anti-racism work. Check them out:
Sometimes it seems like the Apostle Paul is an ass, or at least overly confident. Sometimes though, it turns out his letters may help us hold two contradictory ideas together and give us some spiritual guidance.
Why are millions of people so invested in the sex life of an ancient Hebrew teenager? There has to be more to the virgin birth than what could be taught in sex ed. With a lighter approach and a whole lot of context, we may find a few options.
Image: Lake George Reflection by Georgia O’Keeffe
Prophecy gets an understandably bad wrap. But, it doesn’t have to be as strange as we’ve made it. Instead of crystal balls or proofs for Jesus, it may actually be something much more empowering and helpful.