Can art help us read the Bible? Most certainly, I’d argue. Yet more compelling than an argument are actual examples. Take the story of Jesus’ visit to Mary and Martha […]
If you’re like me, you’re sick and tired, disgusted and dismayed, at a movement in contemporary Christianity called the Prosperity Gospel. You probably know that it’s misguided, that it baptizes […]
I hate it when well-meaning people tell me that God has a plan for my life. Why do I hate it, you might ask? Because it is exactly what I’m […]
At Wondering Fair, we love the little story. We understand a universal God through the gritty particulars of animal instincts and awaiting adoptions, of breastfeeding babies and ‘Black Friday’ blues. […]
From the agony of Job and the psalmists in the Bible, to the protest of the searching agnostic nowadays, we do all seem to want a more visible, more extravagant, less modern God.
It was a heated discussion. Sarah, our boys and I were driving to an uneventful afternoon at the shopping mall. Pietro and Matteo were making plans and getting excited for […]
One of my favorite stories of all time is that of a young man who dreams big. And his dreams come true. But about 13 years of suffering and humiliation […]