The Lesson of Mary’s Alabaster Jar

It's hard to know where to begin when trying to explain how utterly outrageous that outpouring from Mary and her alabaster jar was to them all. Number one, she was an "impure" woman, touching someone who was supposed to be a holy prophet…

Rebellion vs Radical Courage

There's a curious difference between rebellion and world-changing courage. As Spurgeon wisely said, "Discernment is not a matter of simply telling the difference between right and wrong; rather it is telling the difference between right and…

Does God See Race?

The furore about race that has taken the world by storm may have started in a despicable way, but it has opened up conversations that really needed to happen. People are hurting. Injustice has gone on unchecked for too long. Angry responses…

A Kingdom of Priests? Am I a Priest Now?

I wonder what goes through your mind when you see a priest in identifiable clothing out in public? Obviously you're less likely to see an Israelite priest around these days, but whether it’s full priestly garb or a little white dog…