Why Some in Congress Want to Avoid the Wilderness

We have to assume, I think, that they didn’t come as a cohort – the Pharisees and Sadducees, that is. Just some, maybe only a few, of each group appeared out there in the wilderness of Judea, where John the Baptizer was dipping people in the Jordan River – those...

Keeping the Lamp of the Affordable Care Act Lit

The parable in Luke 15:8-10 has to be one of the shortest Jesus shared with his listeners. It’s the one about the woman who loses one of her 10 coins and scours her residence to find it. When the lost coin is found, she calls together her friends and neighbors...

Jesus’ Division Will Eliminate All the Others

It’s pretty typical for Americans to think we’re number one, especially when it comes to wealth. But we’re not. In terms of income per person, we rank behind Norway, Luxembourg, Singapore, Switzerland and Hong Kong. I suppose, still, that we can take...