Who He Is / Who We’re Called to Be

Crowds, in the Gospel of John, don’t ask smart questions. And the Johannine Jesus never gives straight answers.

But, in all this cryptic dialogue, something new is being revealed.

Moments before Jesus was working miracles, and now the crowds have followed him to learn more about who he is.

What kind of teacher is he? Where does his power come from? Is he Moses? He works wonders like Moses did. He fed them like Moses fed the Israelites.

But, he’s not quite like Moses; instead…

More Guilt? Yes, Please! How Our Church Has Co-Opted Shame and Disguised It as Guilt

Written by Selina Mullin, a version of this article first appeared on Unfundamentalist.com on May 21, 2018 Have you ever heard the phrase “near-enemy” used before? No? Well, a near-enemy is when two things look very similar but are intrinsically different. I first read the phrase in a Louise Penny book, where she wrote about aContinue reading “More Guilt? Yes, Please! How Our Church Has Co-Opted Shame and Disguised It as Guilt”