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ON Scripture: What If the Earth Was God’s Vineyard?
Originally Posted: 09/30/2014 - 3:49pm | Type: Blog

Dare to go there with me, if you will. What if we imagine God’s vineyard as described in Matthew 21 to be this beautiful world we inhabit? What will happen if we reject it—if we continue to treat it with disre ...

Jesus — The One Who Shakes Foundations
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 10:27am | Type: Blog

This past week I had an opportunity to teach an intensive course on the book of Matthew. I enjoy these opportunities, not only to teach, but to look at and present a book from start to finish. Although it is n ...

Rob Bell: 'Surrender the Outcomes'
Originally Posted: 05/09/2012 - 10:46am | Type: Blog

How do you step out and take a risk — as a pastor, as an artist, as a parent, as a person — when the job description of a pioneer or a vanguard comes with the assurance of persecution? “Surrender the outcomes, ...

Χριστός ἀνέστη: Christos Anesti! He is Risen!
Originally Posted: 04/08/2012 - 10:01am | Type: Blog

The Gospel of St. Matthew, Chapter 28 (The Message) After the Sabbath, as the first light of the new week dawned, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to keep vigil at the tomb. Suddenly the earth reeled and rocked under their feet as God ...

Temptation in the Consumer Wilderness
Originally Posted: 04/25/2013 - 3:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Fredric L. Quivik What Matthew 4 has to say to the age of climate change. In Jesus' temptation in the wil ...

My Advent Calendar: December 23
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/my-advent-calendar"></a> This morning's window opened to a picture of Joseph, Mary's husband and Jesus' earthly father.</p> ...

My Advent Calendar: December 10
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/my-advent-calendar"></a></p> <p>As I opened window 10, I had to squint to see a small angelic figure holding a book-the traditional ...

Young Evangelicals, Elections, and Our Real Work
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

It is no secret that young evangelicals are opting out of the 'religious right' in ever-larger numbers, and are becoming more (what for lack of a better term we'll call) progressive. ...