The cross reminds us that our sin is serious. It is so ugly that God would have to die to make it beautiful. But the Jesus chapter doesn’t end there.
There are some hints within Scripture that tell us something about why Christ’s execution is different from the others throughout human history.
Conflict may lie at the heart of other theories on creation. But our story is different. Our plotline emerges from and for loving relationships. We come from and for communion.
When we approach the Bible other than a grand story that reveals God’s work in the world, we mischaracterize it.
In the Bible, everything from anteaters to jellyfish, waterfalls to water buffaloes, sunsets to supernovas—everything emerges from and for persons in loving relationship.
Long Story Short is a book that uses humor and relatable experiences to teach the basic storyline of Scripture from beginning to end.
How should Christians and churches handle finances? Jesus modeled the way for us and gave us instructions that make no sense according to the economy of this world.
Once we were no people, but now we are God’s people (1 Peter 2 :10). We are drawn into the life of God, and we are thereby changed.
Reading the Bible can lead to knowledge of God, and knowledge of God can lead to salvation.
When we give to the things that God cares about, we store up treasures in heaven. Our everyday living positions us to serve as conduits of God’s generosity.