Entries by Steve Wellum

Reading the Bible with an Eye towards Easter

Early on in Jesus’ ministry, it’s clear that the disciples were not expecting him to die. When our Lord asked the disciples about who he was, Peter rightly responded: “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God” (Matt. 16:16). But when our Lord begins to teach his disciples that he, as the Messiah, […]

How Should Christians Think about Labor and Work?

TGIF (“Thank goodness it’s Friday”) is a common expression today. Implicitly it reflects many people’s attitude towards labor and work. Ultimately, what people work for is time away from work, as represented by the arrival of Friday and the beginning of the weekend. What people most desire is not to work but to enjoy leisure […]