Get Real

Years ago, we did a series at church we calledĀ Get Real. The purpose was to look at some real stuff Jesus challenges us with, based on the book of Matthew. One Sunday during that series, we talked about real forgiveness. One of ourĀ groups got into some real difficult stuff -- wrestling with how forgiveness fits…

Blogging the Bible – Jeremiah and Judgment

Prophets aren't usually popular -- it goes with the job description -- but I think my favorite prophet is Jeremiah. He might be glad to know that, since in his day, he was not the kind of person most people were glad to see coming their way. For Jeremiah was clearly a prophet of gloom…