May 11, 2022

It includes the desire to make sure the objects of our love have what they need to thrive. Love without justice is hypocrisy. Read more

May 10, 2022

This kind of love, too, needs careful defining and explanation to be genuinely life giving and not a tool to sustain harm. Read more

May 5, 2022

We thrive together. We survive together. What harms some, always in some way harms everyone. Read more

May 4, 2022

This community defines itself as “more than” and those who do not define Jesus the way they do as “less than.” This is another intrinsically harmful form of exceptionalism or supremacy. Read more

May 3, 2022

This can remind Christians both of Jesus’ deep Jewishness, and also how often the language of John is both covertly and overtly antisemitic. Read more

April 28, 2022

This spring, may tulips and daffodils not be the only ones waking up from winter, but may the rays of the sun also usher us toward choices that lead to more just world. Read more

April 27, 2022

The Hebrew prophetic justice tradition interprets fishing, as a metaphor for removing unjust political rulers from power. It is not like the Christian colonialist metaphor of evangelism. Read more

April 26, 2022

Most scholars understand this version of the Jesus story to have ended in chapter 20, while they understand Chapter 21 to have been written by a different author. Read more

April 21, 2022

Each resurrection story defines the resurrection in ways that cause his life work to continue in the lives of his followers. And these are a collection of stories endeavoring to inspire the continuance of his life work in the same spirit that inspired him. Read more

April 20, 2022

How many times have we seen those who harm others or benefit from that harm being forgiven or assured of no condemnation without being called to make restitution or reparations? Read more

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