Jeremiah

Origins of today’s “God is Dead” Morality: Machiavelli

Portrait of Niccolò Machiavelli by Santi di Tito

Finally, it is over, and about time too! Canadians last week elected a new Prime Minister after a historically long eleven week campaign, or seventy-eight days to be exact. This campaign, initiated by the Conservative government of Stephen Harper, was twice as long as the usual thirty-seven-day campaign. Unfortunately for him it was probably too long as he and his […]

Encountering the Word — Jeremiah 1:5

Photography © by Andy Coan

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.” (Jeremiah 1:5) If you liked this scripture passage, please share it with your friends and family using both the Recommend and Social Media buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage […]

Encountering the Word – Jeremiah 33:14-15

Photography © by Andy Coan

“The days are coming — oracle of the LORD — when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. In those days, at that time, I will make a just shoot spring up for David; he shall do what is right and just in the land.” (Jeremiah 33:14-15) If you liked […]

Encountering the Word – Jeremiah 1:4-5

Photography © by Andy Coan

The word of the Lord came to me: “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I dedicated you, a prophet to the nations I appointed you.” (Jeremiah 1:4-5) If you liked this scripture verse, please share it with your friends and family using the Share and Recommend buttons below and via email. We […]

Pondering the Prophets

As a middle school teacher I rarely raised my voice to my students.  Throughout the years I discovered many other strategies that kept my classroom humming.  So, one day, when I started barking orders at my seventh grade religion students, they were caught quite off guard.  “Do NOT eat potato chips at lunch today, they aren’t good for you!” I […]