Tagged: jesus

Was Jesus Ever Hangry?

By John Backman Did Jesus ever lose his cool? Did he doubt his mission? Really, how human was Jesus—and what does the answer mean for us? Lately, while studying the Gospel of Matthew, I’ve...

La Posada Sin Fronteras: Mary and Joseph at the Border

By Karen González Every year from December 16 to 24, Las Posadas begin in many Latin American countries and immigrant communities in the U.S. Roughly translated, posadas means “inn” or “shelter.” Las Posadas recalls the events in Luke’s Gospel leading...

I’m Not a Social Activist

By Ron Sider I’m not a social activist. I’m a disciple of Jesus Christ, the Savior and Lord of the universe. In the inner-city congregation where my family worshiped for more than a decade, the choir...

Following Jesus and Stereotyping Islam

By Matthew Kaemingk The evidence is overwhelming: Muslim immigrants in the West do not define themselves, Westerners do that for them. Throughout Western media and popular discourse Muslim immigrants are constantly being discussed, described, caricatured,...

The Nonviolent Revolutionary

By John Dear Mahatma Gandhi considered Jesus the most active person of nonviolence in the history of the world. He was dismayed, however, that so few Christians understood or embraced Jesus’ nonviolence. Martin Luther...