A man plants a vineyard (aka "God creates the world").
In Genesis chapter 1, God created humankind—companions for God, and for each other, "male and female God created them."
Liza M. Neal
Lately losing heart is a daily struggle.
In middle school, my youth group stopped at a small country church for worship one Sunday on our way back from a mission trip.
It was Christmas morning 1987, and I was in the remote, mountainous Salvadoran village of Santa Marta as part of a small delegation of North American Christians and Jews.
I live in the blue-bubble of Seattle. We all hate Trump.
Their tithes wouldn't have seemed as insignificant to them as they were to Jesus.
We imagine Jesus handing that loaf down the table, disciple to disciple.
"Whataboutism" (also known as "whataboutery") is the attempt to dodge an accusation by charging the accuser with wrongdoing.
Have you ever noticed how often the good news comes wrapped in what feels like bad news?
Recently, as part of my work as a newly certified nursing assistant, I was asked to sit with a man who has primary progressive aphasia.
Kenneth L. Samuel
I grew up with a rather unfavorable view of tattletales and snitches.
Quinn G. Caldwell
Naomi sends Ruth out to glean in the fields, and in a move that women everywhere will recognize, strategizes about how to protect her from being “bothered.”
Over a decade ago, on the first day we moved into The Little House in the Suburbs, the guy who lives across the street knocked on the front door.
Richard L. Floyd
Just before the parable of the Good Samaritan, a lawyer tried to trick Jesus so he asked him, "What must I do to inherit eternal life?"