GOP lawmaker's claim that Bible wants people to starve if they don't work is not only bad theology but shows he hasn't even read the Bible
These ancient stories sound remarkably contemporary. With attentive interpretive grace we can hear the message in them for today. These living words echo through the ages with a continued call to compassion, love, and justice. As they tell of our own spiritual ancestry, they call us to remember our history and God’s liberating love from captivity in an oppressive regime of tyrannical productivity. And in Jesus we see God’s own identification with those fleeing for life and safety.
Just when it seems the discussion has been overrun by insane religious zealots, Pastor Howard Bess offers us an enlightened and modern religious perspective on marriage.