When Jesus Stopped Believing in Santa

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The day after the first Shabbat in Advent, Mary and Joseph took Jesus, who was eight years old, To the Great Mall of Bethlehem. There, in the middle of the huge indoor shopping complex, Was a stately Christmas tree surrounded by wrapped gifts. “I don’t believe in Santa anymore,” Jesus announced. Joseph, startled, asked why. [Read More...]

Rob and Kristen Bell on the Art of Marriage (and a Few Words about Oprah)

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“Life is always changing. The space between you is always changing. Marriage is this art form where you never stop exploring, discovering, and you never stop figuring it out.” – Rob Bell, bestselling author and international teacher and speaker It has been a very busy couple of years for Rob Bell. The former Mars Hill [Read More...]

Why President Obama’s Executive Actions Are Hostile To The Kingdom Of God: Voices From The Religious Left

By the Rev. Ellin Jimmerson A factual certainty about the Bible is that the Old Testament was put together in the aftermath of the Babylonian Deportation of Jewish leadership. It cannot be fully understood apart from the central importance of deportation. By the same token, there are theological certainties revealed throughout the Bible. One is [Read More...]


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