Lamenting an Unjust Death

For the past week, our nation has been reeling and has been rocked by the footage of the senseless death of George Floyd. Thousands have rightly responded with outrage and calls for justice, while others have capitalized upon this terrible situation to perpetrate other, equally heinous crimes. I have struggled with how to communicate the […]

Given as a Possession

As God’s people are preparing to leave their wilderness wanderings and enter the Promised Land, the Land of Caanan, God gives them some specific instructions. In order to get to their destination, they had to pass through the territory of Ammon, but God explicitly forbids them from harassing or contending with the people of Ammon […]

I am Barabbas

Pilate was in a quandary,He didn’t know what to do.Jesus, he knew, was not guilty;His accusers had failed their case to prove.His wife had suffered greatly;“Do this man no harm!” she warned.But the riotous crowds were yelling loudly,“Crucify that blasphemous scoundrel!” An idea! No one likes Barabbas!“I’ll offer them somthing they despise more.”But Pilate underestimated […]