Who's On First?

That’s the insight of the story of the wilderness sojourn: whenever the presence of God becomes doubtful, the people of God will place their trust in something else: a golden calf, the staff of Moses, or the voice of Aaron. Only in retrospect can they look back at the unlikely event of their survival and say, with blessed assurance, “Yes, God was with us in the journey out of slavery and into freedom.”

The Big Thirst

It may look like a spiritual desert out there, but there is living water running deep.

Still Falls the Rain

The good news here, hidden between the pack of dogs and the flames of Hades, is that the word of God may come to us, surprise us, from anywhere and anyone.