Tag Archives: Violence

Guy’s Big Day

      Comments Off on Guy’s Big Day

To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here. Imagine a national holiday named for a convicted criminal – a guy whose big moment was actually a big failure. His name was Guido Fawkes.  His alias was John Johnson.  But he’s better known by his nickname, Guy.    Every year on November 5, Britain celebrates Guy Fawkes Day with bonfires, parades, and fireworks. … Read more »

Jesus and the Sword

      Comments Off on Jesus and the Sword

For the four weeks leading up to and going beyond Easter, we’re looking at the life of Peter.  Because he’s so often at the center of both the brightest and darkest moments in the Gospels, he has always been a source of hope and inspiration for those endeavoring to follow Jesus. Theologian Walter Wink calls it the Myth of Redemptive… Read more »