The God we encounter in Scripture hears the cries of mothers wailing for their children but is not moved by the smug self-righteousness of those who claim there is a proper and orderly way to flee for one’s life.
My democratic hope is that no immigrant in this country should feel that his or her efforts are futile and future predetermined because of legal status.
Honoring the image of God and the inherent dignity of all people requires honoring all families.
The relationship Christ offers us with him is pure in two senses: pure in that he in his perfect righteousness is our atonement and reconciliation with God, and pure also in that discipleship precludes exceptions or conditions.
The great accomplishment of “A Quiet Place” is its own soundscape, which gets us to listen to everything in it.
Isaiah’s vision of a new, ever-expanding family of God is not a prediction but a narration –he is describing what is already underway as the message of salvation spreads wider and wider.