In this remarkable book, scholar Kristin Kobes Du Mez shares the rise a cultural Christianity that many find in opposition to their faith.
Joe Iovino Posts
NYOJoe 010: Far too often we bury the treasure we are given so we’ll have it to purchase our ticket to heaven. A story Jesus tells, encourages us to live into God’s kingdom today.
Rather than using doctrine as a litmus test, we can view it as light handed down from our predecessors, guiding us in our journeys.
I recently found a Spotify playlist with the music I was listening to in high school. One word of one song is resonating these days.
NYOJoe 009: Jesus’s parable of the workers in the vineyard teaches that we often mistake God’s generosity as being unfair.
In a year of struggle, it is important to remember the message of Christmas, “The light shines in the darkness.” We are to share that light.
In our excitement to celebrate, let us not misread the story. We may feel a bit more fragile this year, but Christmas always has been.
NYOJoe 008: Rob Bell’s latest book reminded me of how transitions sometimes create identity crises. I knew who I was in that role, but now I’m not so sure. In this episode, I’m talking about change, our titles, and knowing who we are.