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Posted: December 29, 2017

It’s been quite the year! Thanks for reading and learning along with us, as we wrestled with faith with the Bible in one hand and the newspaper in the other (Karl Barth).

Posted: December 20, 2017

Rest can be an act of defiance against our culture of consumption, disconnection, and manufactured dissatisfaction. The idols of individualism, consumption, and achievement tell us: buy more! Be more! Do it all! They are unrelenting masters.

Posted: December 18, 2017

This is the season of the “good news of great joy” in the church. We talk a lot about the good news for us. The good news that we get to live in.

Posted: December 18, 2017

Advent is a season of waiting and hope. As we enter the third week of Advent, these themes have taken on new meaning for me.

Posted: December 15, 2017

In the dark and dirt of a stable, Mary gave birth. Nativity scenes don’t often reflect the grit of that scene—any woman who has given birth knows that birth is not a picture-perfect experience.

Posted: December 11, 2017

A reckoning. A cleansing. A settling of accounts.

Posted: December 7, 2017
In keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, where justice dwells.
—2 Peter 3:13
Posted: December 7, 2017
This coming year Do Justice will mark its 5th birthday.
Posted: December 4, 2017

“He has performed mighty deeds with his arm; 
     he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts. 
He has brought down rulers from their thrones 
     but has lifted up the humble. 

Posted: December 1, 2017

Interpreting Scripture can be messy.