What does a “little while” mean anyway? Peter in his first letter talks about a “little while” in the context of the early church’s suffering and that it will end in that amount of time. I can’t recall what the best estimate for when Peter wrote the letter but it is more than a thousand […]
Let’s think about love
Sometimes it’s a good thing to re-think what we think about significant things. This week’s texts led me to re-think what love might look like these days. We all know what love looks like at least in a lot of situations. I am especially interested in what it might mean to love people in our […]
So . . . who’s a Thomas?
Jesus’ disciple named Thomas is another one of those Bible characters we seem to feel we can kick around. Thomas has become famous, so famous in fact his honorific “Doubting” has moved into common speech with many people not knowing the label “a doubting Thomas” comes from the Gospel of John. The tradition I grew […]
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