How Do You Engage the Word?

By Jen Gillan I’ve loved hearing our thoughts on Scripture this past month. A lot of what this blog is about is creating space for thoughtful reflection around these core affirmations of our denomination so that we can learn from each other and grow more deeply in our faith. In some ways, what we’ve been…

All My Bibles

By Geila Rajaee This past week I had a conversation with some of my co-workers about how many copies of the Bible each of us own. Not surprising, the count was definitely high. There was the issue of differing translations, various types of study Bibles, text print size as our eyes aged, and the necessity…

Where’s the Beef?

By Michelle Clifton-Soderstrom One of the funniest catch phrases I remember from my childhood was, “Where’s the beef?” Coined by Wendy’s, the slogan originated in a commercial featuring three elderly women comparing patty to bun ratios in effort to uncover a fast food conspiracy. The conclusion? Big macs and Whoppers have more fluff than substance.…

I Love Bibles . . .

By Jill Riley I love Bibles. I am particular to brown and red leather Bibles, although I can also rock the official black leather. I have other preferences too. Recently I have developed distaste for “compact” Bibles because the print keeps shrinking and I think cardboard covers somehow cheapen the quality of the contents. One…