January 23, 2018

Genesis 17 is bookended with re-naming. At the beginning Abram experiences a name change. At the end Sarai experiences a name change. In the middle, there is talk about circumcision. Was this an editing mistake or is there some way all of this goes together?

I've known 2 people who have changed their name. In their early 20s they reflected on their adolescence and the growth they experienced and they came...

January 17, 2018

Our Cultural Moment

This is not an easy chapter. It is a story that we would rather skip or forget altogether. The heroes (Abraham and Sarah) are callous in their treatment of Hagar, their Egyptian slave. No perfect feet walk the path of faith, as the saying goes, and the husband and wife are not exempt.

In our cultural moment where the headlines show us the span of abuse that has, is, and continues to exi...

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