James on Justice (An Appeal for Classless Christianity) James 3:1-18

We’re doing a commentary through James’ Epistle with an emphasis on justice and the kind of Christianity that treats everyone the same––a “Classless Christianity.” I put the highlights here in the blog and then unpack it in my podcast. I encourage you to listen to it in order to connect the dots. James was intolerant …

James on Justice (An Appeal for Classless Christianity) James 1:9-11

I'm doing a commentary through James’ Epistle with an emphasis on justice and the kind of Christianity that sees everyone the same––a classless Christianity. I put the highlights here in the blog and then unpack it in my podcast. James 1:9-11 is the key passage for this episode/post: Believers in humble circumstances ought to take …

Widows? Which Widows?

  We Christians are people-helpers. It’s in the Spirit-loaded software at new birth. Problem is, we often insist on preserving the right to be selective about the recipients of our aid, as though there’s some substantive difference between one kind of human and another. The earliest Christians discovered this tendency in themselves and made the …

Humanizing the Dehumanized & Mutualizing the Marginalized

Humanizing the Dehumanized… For a number of posts now the topic has surrounded “Reaching Rahabs,” the prostituted citizens of our own Jerichos. The question now is, how do we treat the dehumanized and marginalized? Greed appeals to sex for sale           At her expense, it mirrors hell A grave inside a human’s mind They lock …

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