On Shepherds and Sheep

So, really? God shows up in the world and the first people to know about it are shepherds?  Just more evidence that this fantastical story is true.  Shepherds make for lousy press secretaries and marketing agents.   Shepherds had degraded in status since the glorious...

On Decrees and Real Power

The Christmas season always reminds me of the subversive ways of God.  King Jesus, born to a teenage peasant girl in a dusty rural village out of the spotlight, but still in the shadow of Rome’s immense power.  One of the reasons we know the story is true is...