October 18, 2017

Archives for February 2013

Love Passes By the “Righteous”

You see, it really is all Jesus’ fault – he goes and does the one thing you’re never supposed to do, even to strangers, let alone to friends and neighbors: He tells them the truth, the truth about their pettiness and prejudice, their fear and shame, their willingness, even eagerness, to get ahead at any […]

Saturday Ramblings 2.2.13

Ramblings is hearing rumblings of some big to-do down in the Big Easy this weekend. Once again, we have not paid the NFL (the No Fun League) the rights fee in order to say the name of this Really Big Game. So we will continue our tradition, started by Adam Palmer, of sliding one letter […]

A Horse of a Different Color

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible by E. Randolph Richards & Brandon J. O’Brien IVP Books (2012) This is part one of a series of discussion-starters from this fine book. * * * “That is a good horse,” said the man as he watched it pull the farmer’s […]