I’m trying to make sense of the world we live in.  All of a sudden, FACTS are not necessarily FACTS.  TRUTH is not TRUTH.  There are “alternative facts.”  How a person perceives a situation is now just as valid as the actual occurrence described by a person.

Communities or Congregations? Part 2 of 2

I long ago came to understand that the narrative passages of scripture are not automatically or necessarily prescriptive for life and behavior today. They need to be understood in their social, historical and linguistic context. First century culture was very different than life in the twenty-first century