By Esau McCaulley This year there was a noticeable lack of emotion related to the supposed “War on Christmas.” We all know that “war” might be a bit dramatic given that the battlefield includes skirmishes ov... Read More...
This bundle of ideas — nihilism, atheism, the need to create our values, the reduction of everything to power — lies behind much that is deeply problematic in our time.
For Jesus, God and the emperor are so far apart that a competition between them is meaningless.
Bishops, clergy, and lay leaders need to understand the full range of leadership dynamics in their task as leaders of the Church.
The Herodian thirst for power led to countless children being baptized by blood, a baptism our Lord himself would escape only for a season (it was necessary first for him to be baptized in water to fulfill all righteousness).
Jesus is really on nobody’s “side.”