Paul, Jail time, and Super- Apostles?

After a severe beating, what gives Paul the strength to sing and pray while shackled to the floor of a Philippian Jail?  Is Paul a Super-Apostle?  What lifts us up, when  oppression, injustice and evil push us down?   “When Paul and Silas had been severely beaten, the authorities threw them into prison and ordered […]

They grumbled against the…

Jesus’ parables weave a rich tapestry of truths.  What does it mean that Jesus answered tough questions and unpacked theological truths with a stories instead of an extended list of rules?  When the religious experts sought to define, “who is my neighbor?”, Jesus used the image of a rival Samaritan clan as the Good Neighbor […]