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W.I.S.H. Post – September 2, 2020

Read: Genesis 16Love, for all its greatness, depth, wonder, power and strength is messy. Love is complicated. Love has good intentions, the best of intentions, but often makes mistakes. For the longest time I understood the mistakes of Abram and Sarai as imperfections...

W.I.S.H. Post – August 30, 2020

Read: Genesis 12:1-3, Galatians 3:6-9Even though Abraham and Sarah are commended in the Bible for their faith, it is very clear that it isn’t perfect faith. There are several instances along the way when their faith faltered significantly. This is a point that many...

W.I.S.H. Post – August 26, 2020

Read: Genesis 12:1-9“Father Abraham” is the first of the ancient Patriarchs. Even today when Christians and Jews look back at the early beginnings of God’s people we speak of “the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob” – remembering the first three patriarchs in this faith...

W.I.S.H. Post – August 23, 2020

Read: Genesis 11:27-12:9I wonder why God chose Abram & Sarai? What was it about them to be the ones to carry the promise of hope for humanity? We aren’t given much information about them and their lives in Ur. Was it that God had compassion on them and childless...

W.I.S.H. Post – August 19, 2020

Read: Genesis 17:7 “I will establish my covenant as an everlasting covenant between me and you and your descendants after you for the generations to come, to be your God and the God of your descendants after you.”How did creation come to be? Who created it?How do we...

W.I.S.H. Post – August 16, 2020

Read: Genesis 11:1-9Why does the Earth have so many nations, cultures, and languages? That’s the question that the story of the Tower of Babel tries to answer. Warning: depictions of God before Genesis 12 often seem very strange to us.Human nature is proud, sometimes...