A Maundy Thursday Meditation: Guest post from Brendon Schumate

Today is Maundy Thursday, the day that the Christian church commemorates the Last Supper of Christ with His disciples; the institution of the sacrament of the Eucharist; and the Lord’s betrayal to the Temple authorities by Judas Iscariot. I was asked to share my thougts on the Eucharist/Communion/the Lord’s Supper with my church community group…

Discrimination Against LGBT People

Intentional Secrecy Why does everyone know what “coming out of the closet” means? It’s such a cultural phenomenon for people to expose the long-kept secrets of their homosexuality or gender preferences that we have an entire unrelated phrase devoted to it that almost everybody understands. It really begs the questions, “Why do people feel like…

The Black Letter Jesus

Reading More than the Red Letters If you read only Jesus’ words in the Bible, you will miss the majority of everything he has said in history. To elevate the direct words of Jesus above the rest of scripture is to put masking tape over the mouth of Jesus. We know that when Jesus quoted…