Why would God make someone do something so horrible?
Summary: When someone commits a murder or gets arrested or otherwise acts out in a shocking and unexpected way, suddenly we all turn into psychoanalysts. We always knew that so-and-so was crazy or we could always see that something was off about them. It becomes so important to us to pinpoint how different we are … Continue reading When Disaster Strikes (Genesis 16)
Summary: I have a small obsession with getting back at people. It's weird; it doesn't even have to be me who does it. If someone does something wrong - hurts my feelings, cuts me off on the road, undermines me at work - then I begin imagining all the many and wonderful ways that person … Continue reading Lyin’ Abe And The Unfair God (Genesis 12)