Minor Prophets: Micah Delivers

Micah has been likened to a horse, thinking of the warhorses of Assyria pounding towards Judah. However, I see Micah more associated with the cow, because this prophet talked about banging swords into plows. Horses and mules were pretty scarce in Judah, but there were plenty of bulls and cows, so the farmer usually had … Continue reading Minor Prophets: Micah Delivers

Minor Prophets: Amos, Three Breaches

What happens when God’s people lose touch with God’s values and God’s character? They do not stop being God’s people. But. They do experience a profound disconnection from God. Instead of experiencing and living out the exuberant joy of shalom, they create and participate in systems that harm.