Jesus Came to Save Us from the Bible (A guest post from Ed Cyzewski)

    Following the Bible’s teachings on the Sabbath can be exhausting. Seeking the freedom of scripture can lead to bondage. Drawing near to the teachings of scripture can lead us further from God. This is the paradox Jesus faced in the Gospels. It’s a tension that runs throughout the many stories where ordinary people, [Read More…]

An invitation into the Mystery of Easter

  I’ve mentioned here several times that I’ve been teaching the Godly Play curriculum to third graders at my church. And, just to be honest here, I still don’t know how I feel about Godly Play. Somedays I love it and somedays I worry it’s too vague for the minds of little children. Somedays I [Read More…]

Vlogging with Cara: What kind of Jesus are we offering our kids?

  What do you all think? Do most children’s Bibles make you cringe? Do you have any other “brown Jesus”/ “Jesus with real feelings” Bibles you make sure your kids are reading? [Read more…]