Day: July 28, 2014

The Bottomless Basket

Matthew 14:13-21 The miracle of the loaves and fishes is a tale we have heard over and over since childhood. It is the only miracle recounted in all four gospels. Yet despite its familiarity, its full meaning often escapes our understanding. Was this miracle merely a crowd pleaser? Did Jesus just throw in a free […]

What we do and do not believe

In the NY Times, TR Luhrmann examines the phenomenon of ‘boggle lines’–the point at which someone draws the line between what can be accepted into an operational worldview and what seems utterly fantastical. Luhrmann explains that each person’s boggle line is different. A person may have no trouble believing God became a mortal being two […]