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Month: November 2013

Love

For any given Christian, there are undoubtedly commands of Jesus that are relatively easy to follow, some that are harder but still doable, and some that are so hard that you don’t realistically expect that you’ll ever achieve total compliance. Which commands fall into which categories will vary with the person, of course, but some…

Salt

In this play based on two fairly unrelated teachings of Jesus, I present a thought I’ve long had about the intricacies of Judaic law and practice. In the conservative Evangelical tradition I grew up in, the countless rules and careful distinctions involved in obeying conceptually simple Jewish laws like, say, the Sabbath, were seen as…