This is, the subtitle claims, a theography. A biography of God, you might say - more specifically, God the Son. This is the story of Jesus Christ, and yet the book does not begin at Bethlehem but way back into the never-begun beginning of the triune heart of God (my phrase, not the authors'!) This is an absorbing book … Continue reading REVIEW: Jesus – a theography by Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola
I always feel a bit sad about Thomas. Not because I have trouble with doubt, although I undoubtedly do, but because poor Thomas has been squeezed into a stereotype over one moment. One moment when he was the disciple who wasn't there when Jesus appeared to them. Who's to say that the others would not have been exactly the … Continue reading stop doubting Thomas!
Lord, I'm so busy, my focus is on all of my doings. Enjoying the satisfaction of getting things done, and yet in the hub-bub I hear you I hear you in the silent place, where you, arms wide, welcome me to your cross. So, searching for the silent place, I kneel and wait kneel and … Continue reading the silent place