Here is a new update from my friend, Wafik Wahba, Associate Professor of Global Christianity at Tyndale University and Seminary.
I've always found this story of Mary and Martha perplexing. Mainly because of Jesus' response to Martha.
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Recently, I read an article featuring a pastor with whom I had strong disagreements. The more I read, the less I liked -- and it was a long article.
We set aside a national holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. because he welded an ethos of agape love onto the founding principles of the United States.
I confess: I used to cringe every time I heard the "R" word.
Growing up, the use of inclusive language was a foreign concept.
Biblical wisdom teaches that there is a time for every purpose under heaven. The holiday season is a season of feasting and of celebration.
Sometimes, a friend can send just the right email at just the right time.
Some people in the world are large. They occupy a large space, cast a large shadow, reach for large and lofty goals.