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Luke

Jesus Calling

Tyler Blanski | Posted 05.26.2014 | Religion
Tyler Blanski

What if Jesus is inviting you to join him vocationally as his beloved within the very work God has given you to do, inviting you to hone your heart so that you might become an even truer you?

Jesus, Poor Veterans and the Grass That Suffers (Luke 21: 5-19)

Billy Honor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Billy Honor

There is a popular African proverb that says when elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. This proverb highlights the reality that too often while nations and powerful entities fight amongst themselves, the common people of the land suffer the most.

Pope Francis: Holy Humility in Community (Luke 18:9-14)

Carolyn Sharp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Carolyn Sharp

Reversals of power play through many stories and poems of Scripture. The sacred texts foundational to Jewish and Christian identity are insistent in their efforts to reconfigure our understanding of what counts as valuable and holy.

Are the Gospels Made-up?

Joel L. Watts | Posted 09.28.2013 | Religion
Joel L. Watts

That's a pejorative way of asking it, isn't it? We have a lot of emotional baggage attached to the words 'made-up' and 'fiction.' When we hear these words, we immediately think false!

Fear and Wisdom in the Immigration Debate

Raj Nadella | Posted 08.19.2013 | Religion
Raj Nadella

The current debate on immigration reform raises several pertinent questions. The story of the "demon-possessed" person in Luke 8 offers some helpful insights.

The Story of Luke Premieres at San Diego Film Festival

Chantal Sicile-Kira | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment
Chantal Sicile-Kira

Coming of age is never easy. When we first see Luke in The Story of Luke, he is getting ready to attend his Grandma's funeral and to leave the only home he has ever known. His suitcase is packed.

20 Landmark Miami-Made Songs, From Maggotron To Millionyoung

Posted 04.11.2012 | Miami

For the newly arrived who assume Miami's cultural contributions amount to overpriced drinks and stupid criminals, we'll have you know our city's chang...

BibliFact Roundup #2: Bible-n-Eggs with the President

Timothy Beal | Posted 06.07.2012 | Religion
Timothy Beal

President Obama has been quite the biblical expositor at recent prayer breakfasts. Here are a few highlights worth checking out.

Controversy in Wisconsin

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

When we have controversy and conflict within the church and speak badly of one another as Christians, it actually turns people away from Christ.

Lazarus and the Iranians

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

A connection has been made. A connection clearly seen between a young generation here in the United States and a young generation of Iranians who have taken to the streets.

Cooperation and Conflict: Obama's Cairo Speech

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

In Cairo, President Obama employed a variety of historical, liturgical, and political references to express America's hope for a new beginning with the Islamic world. Here are ten critical lines from the speech.

Echoes of the Bible: Obama's Notre Dame Address

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

It's important to remember your audience, and Obama clearly did at Notre Dame. Here are eight key lines from Obama's address and the biblical passages they reference.

Counting the Cost of Good and Bad Debt

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

While watching President Obama's press conference Tuesday evening, I was struck by a few things that are often forgotten in the criticism of his proposed budget.