Overturning Conventional Wisdom

Overturning Conventional Wisdom

There are so many teachings of Jesus that turned the conventional wisdom of his religious tradition—and sometimes his culture—upside down. It’s sometimes hard for us to understand just how revolutionary his pronouncements were, because they have been transformed from...
Don’t Look Back

Don’t Look Back

I discovered Christian rock during my first year of college. It was a transformative time for me in a lot of ways and those songs still bring back memories. There was something magical for me about that season of my life—and about the black-and-white perspective on...

Whose Voice Would You Like to Hear?

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I’m beginning to give thought to the next in my series of online retreats. After focusing—literally for years—on the voice and experience of the various people surrounding Jesus’ incarnation (Mary, Joseph, shepherds, Anna, Simeon,...