“On the next day they rested according to the commandment.” Father James reflects on these jarring last words of Luke’s Passion narrative
Father James walks through the highest point of tension between Jesus and the Jerusalem leadership of the temple.
Father James points discusses how Jesus’ parable about the lost son shows us two, distinct ways of being estranged from our Father.
Father James unpacks some difficult words from Jesus, reflecting on how it is time to repent before a patient and merciful God
Jesse Sandoval talks about the blessing and responsibility of rightly responding to God’s word
Father James discusses the temptation of Jesus and shows how temptation often organizes around knowledge of God and the knowledge of ourselves
Father James points out how Ash Wednesday invites us to put on imperishability even while we are perishing
On World Mission Sunday, Father James reminds us that mission is nothing more than worship of God among the peoples and calling the peoples to respond righteously to that worship.
Father James reflects on why the Gospel is worth the type of extravagant sacrifice that Jesus demands of his followers.
Father James unpacks St. Paul’s description of the good news and points out that the story is about ultimate victory over sin and death
Father James points out that Jesus’ sermon after the sermon got him into trouble, as he pointed out that the blessing of the Gospel is for all people
On the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Father James discusses how the Gospel affects our understanding of the sanctity of all human life.
Father James wrestles with how Luke could summarize the teaching of John the Baptist as ‘good news’ (Luke 3:18) when he’s just called his followers a “Brood of Vipers.”
Father James explores the complete change in disposition that is required for people to be made fit for such a disruptive kingdom
Father James discusses why a visit from God is terrifying, wonderful news and challenges us to be prepared for a visit.