Is ambition a bad thing? In Mark 10:35-45, James and John ask Jesus to sit at his right and left hand in the kingdom. Was their request based on selfishness, pride, or just plain ole misunderstanding? Martin Luther King, Jr. offers a helpful corrective as we seek to follow in the way of servanthood and discipleship to Christ.
Does knowledge lead to privilege or responsibility in the Kingdom of God? How do we receive the younger members of our community with grace and hospitality?
How do our interpretations of familiar passages change when we alter the perspective from which we view them? The Bible might not be quite as familiar as we once thought. It might be more challenging, in fact.
Over the past few months, my family has relocated from the mountains of North Carolina where we have lived for …
Jesus doesn’t hold much back in accusing the Pharisees of hypocrisy. Too often, we are quick to join in, pointing the finger at others while failing to realize that much of the problem lies with ourselves. What are the masks we wear and how do they affect our daily lives?