I hope you’ll forgive the continuing shameless self-promotion…
I’m pleased to be a part of the fun, interesting, good work going on at The Hardest Question, the blog that seeks to:
move Bible preachers and teachers creatively away from hermeneutical cliché, so as to ignite both weekly preparations and insightful conversations for the sake of the communities they serve.
In other words, it’s modeled after the Jewish midrash. I’m guest blogger this week, meaning you can read my posts on the Revised Common Lectionary texts for Easter Day. Here’s a taste of my thoughts on the gospel text, John 20:1-18:
John and Peter are like bizarro versions of Shaggy & Scooby: they take off toward the spot of the mysterious sighting and, zoinks! they, like, can’t get there fast enough. They must see it with their own eyes!
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