All scripture is not a collection of data from which we extract the right ideas or answers. All scripture–all the stories, accounts, letters, poems, etc. considered together–make up this vast world (like outer space) that we must explore with the Holy Spirit as our guide. Not because we should, but because it’s worth it. If we don’t explore this vast world, we’ll […]Read more "Outer Space: the World of All Scripture"
Jesus nicknamed one of his disciples Peter, a name that means rock, or in this case, maybe signifies rockiness. Peter was a guy who had a solid exterior of zeal and ambition, an exterior that seemingly covered up some kind of shame or embarrassment. In one terrible moment, when Peter denied Jesus publicly, his shame and embarrassment became front and center. […]Read more "Rocky and Reestablished"