The Gift and Interruption of Reconciliation

I am teaching this week at the Duke Center for Reconciliation’s Summer Institute, a gathering I’ve delighted to be a part of since it began four years ago. We began the morning today with an intro to reconciliation in the epistles by New Testament scholar Richard Hays, followed by a testimony about the power of [Read More…]

An Unholy Wall in the Holy Land

As we continue to pray for the peace of Jerusalem–and the healing of the nations along with it–I’m grateful for this testimony from my friend Shane Claiborne… By Shane Claiborne I just returned from Bethlehem, and brought this nativity scene back as a gift. It’s a beautifully hand-carved nativity made from the olive wood distinct [Read More…]