Images of leadership in the biblical texts vary greatly between books and oftentimes within books. The first two books of the Bible, with focus on different time frames and different figures, can illustrate the differing of leadership figures we find within the text. Abraham, in the Book of Genesis, is willing to abuse and manipulate […]Read More Images of Leadership in the Hebrew Bible
As we study the Bible, I’ll post some tidbits here that might elevate your thinking about what you read. So, today, think about what it might be like to live with your grandparents or parents. How do you incorporate the stories and lives of those in your family whom have passed? Most of the Israelites […]Read More Early Israelites Lived in Extended Households
Christmas reminds us that hope can rise in darkness, from nothing. Born “illegitimate” to refugees in poverty, he changed the story. His life ripples through time in a way that continues to affect so many of us. There is hope in the cold of winter, in the darkest times, in displacement, and in the muck. […]Read More Happy Christmas!
Once upon a time, FEAST was a thing. Then it was not a thing. It seemed like the end, but FEAST is a thing again! FEAST is being reinvigorated and I am excited to announce new programming and leadership. My name is Joliene Wade Gatlin. I graduated from seminary in Berkeley in 2017 with a […]Read More Resurrection!
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak WaltonRead More The Journey Begins