I'm excited to announce that I wrote a book with my friend and co-pastor Matt Tebbe called Having the Mind of Christ: Eight Axioms to Cultivate a Robust Faith. IVP is publishing it, and it releases July 26, 2022. (By the way, tou can get 30% off … [Continue reading] about Pre-order my upcoming book!
(Written by the Rev. Emily McGowin.) The executed man had a checkered past and a history of run-ins with authority. Neighbors say he had assembled a gang of loafers and thugs that exploited the charity of the poor, routinely disrespected community … [Continue reading] about News Report From an Ancient Execution
The stories of Jesus feeding multitudes in the gospels follow a pattern: There is a great need, and Jesus wants to meet it.The disciples' provisions are paltry, not nearly enough to meet the need.Jesus asks for whatever the disciples have, and the … [Continue reading] about Always Enough in the Hands of Jesus
Since the Lord's Prayer is specifically a prayer for the poor (thanks to David Bentley Hart for this insight), what are we who do not currently feel the grinding weight of poverty to do? Can we still pray it? … [Continue reading] about The Lord’s Prayer as Solidarity With the Poor
After Jesus heals a man born blind, and the religious leaders cannot figure out what's going on (despite the man very clearly telling them), Jesus says: "For judgment I have come into this world, so that the blind will see and those who see will … [Continue reading] about The Judgment of Jesus