Dysfunctional Gods

“Rachel stole her father’s household gods” (Genesis 31:19). Jacob is on the run again in today’s Old Testament reading. Only this time it’s at the Lord’s bidding: “Go back to the land of your fathers and to your relatives, and I will be with you.” Laban, the father of Jacob’s two wives, has become suspicious…Read more »


Is it possible to change someone’s mind – specifically, one’s own? In today’s epistle reading the apostle Paul responds with a resounding, “Yes!” This is one of those perks that we’re all entitled to because of Jesus’ resurrection. “Transformation” is one of those foretastes of the resurrection we get to experience before Jesus comes back.…Read more »