Atonement

Growing up on a farm, I had plenty of animals to take care of – beef cattle, a flock of sheep, a handful of pigs, a horse, several hundred chickens, plus an assortment of dogs and cats. We didn’t have these animals around for fun. The cats caught mice. The …

The Basics

This summer, many churches that follow a traditional church year lectionary are exploring the basics of the Christian faith by going through …

The Ascension

Good Friday is easy to understand – Jesus died on the cross to pay for the sins of the world. Easter is …

Wavering between two positions

German Lutheran artist, Lucas Cranach the Younger, portrays the prophet Elijah the prophets of Baal on top of Mount Carmel. Both Lucas …

The Flash and Time Travel

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could travel back in time and see some of the great historical events? You could be …

The Road of Hope

The Road to Emmaus, by Swiss painter Robert Zund, portrays a conversation between three men on the road to Emmaus as described …

He sat on it!

There have been some pretty popular “put-downs” in TV history. “Eat my shorts.” “What you talkin’ ‘bout, Willis?” “No soup for you.” …