Tag: Gospel

Writing a Gospel Story

In the Christmas season, the differences in the Gospels become glaringly apparent. Why do Matthew, Mark, Luke and John start so differently? Theologians have several thoughts on this, and the Church considers none as definitive. Even the identity of...

Fulfilled in Our Hearing

Today, this scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing. This awesome, solemn statement comes true every time we open the Bible, or hear the readings proclaimed in Church or anywhere else, for that matter. While it is closed, the Bible is not...

Sharing the Gospel

Once upon a time two very good and holy men who lived in the same town died on the exact same day. They had never met during their lifetimes—for one was quite poor, and had lived in the ghetto, or rundown section of town, and the other was very...