Authority has a lot of different faces – some personal, some incredibly impersonal. A teenager knows the face of their parent who exercises authority over their curfew. A Marine private knows her drill sergeant’s authority as he barks orders. Listen to know more about what the Bible has to teach us about Authority.
Author Archive | Madelon Maupin
You probably know the John 21 verses that are Jesus’ final questions and directives to Simon Peter, a disciple who had already been singled out for his potential leadership of the others. This text takes place after the resurrection in those waning opportunities for the disciples to have a final teaching lesson with their Master. […]
Those immortal words that Thomas Jefferson would later capture in the Declaration of Independence held ‘self-evident truths’ grounded in Biblical principles: that all men are created equal, and that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights.” Listen to more about what the Bible has to teach us about Freedom.
As our communities and countries begin to unlock and reopen throughout the world, there is much talk about ‘the new normal’ –-change in new ways to work, engagement with family and friends, admiring not celebrities but the people who make our everyday lives work, and rethinking travel at the same frantic pace. That made me […]
During this once-in-a-lifetime shutdown and sheltering in place, what a perfect time to term to the book of Daniel to learn more about community. What did the example of a few courageous people do to galvanize and invigorate others to continue to adhere to their understanding of the one God? We explore when Daniel was […]