forgive: Red Letter Challenge

Today is Maundy Thursday. We remember Jesus washing the disciple’s feet. We remember him sharing a meal, reframing the Passover feast. We remember him including Judas, the one who would betray him, in both experiences. And we remember the commandment Jesus gave. “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so […]

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plank: Red Letter Challenge

The use of hyperbole can illustrate a point in dramatic and memorable ways. By exaggerating an idea, that idea is highlighted to powerful and surprising effect. There may be no greater example of the masterful use of hyperbole than Jesus’ story contrasting a speck of sawdust and a plank of wood. “Why do you look […]

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