1. This article is written by guest contributor, Christopher J. Richmann.
  2. Like the serpent on the pole, God still puts real-life things up for us to look to for salvation.
  3. Bathed in the waters of baptism, you are placed in God's path of totality, a path he won for each and every one of us.
  4. The seemingly small, the particular, the previously overlooked, magnifies in importance.
  5. We can interpret "be the Church" as either law or gospel.
  6. God gives his church a story that helps to make sense of this life.
  7. It would serve us well to embrace the beauty of our diversity within the unity of the body of Christ.
  8. What’s the big deal about Jesus’ name?
  9. I didn’t see Christmas as a gift given to me to enjoy, I saw Christmas as a long list of expectations I needed to hold up to love those around me.
  10. Can you imagine Christmas from creation’s point of view?
  11. Luke shows us that when we try to fit God into our life movie, the plot is all wrong; and not just wrong but trivial.
  12. We still think we can sort own own problems with more money, more education, more resources, more techniques, more, more, more.