Jesus Gives a Reading Lesson

God renews Creation from a cross where Jesus would take the worst we have to offer one another – the ridicule, the beatings, the shame and horror of public execution – and offer not vengeance but forgiveness. Luke’s good news is that the high Priest has returned to make the Great Atoning Sacrifice on our behalf and the impact of that sacrifice has been working its way through human history for 2000 years.

Twitter Envy

I have always been hyper-sensitive to envy, which is why I blog and tweet with a great deal of trepidation. In fact, I am fearful whenever I am talking about...