Easter Justice and a thirst for righteousness

  One of last things Jesus said before he died on the cross was, “I thirst.”  It is hard to imagine the very Savior who promised a woman by the well (John 4) everlasting water being thirsty, but he was.  Perhaps there is a deeper meaning to this illusive Easter text. We live in aContinue reading “Easter Justice and a thirst for righteousness”

An Easter community inspires mutual welcome between strangers

What does it mean to be Easter people, a people who have seen Christ embrace us from atop a cross in spite of our sin?  It means accepting God’s hospitable invitation to new way of being community for one another. In a recent Christian Century article, ethicist Christine Pohl states that a best practice for buildingContinue reading “An Easter community inspires mutual welcome between strangers”