David and Goliath

The Gracious Violence of God

BY DANIEL EMERY PRICE

What is your Goliath? What in your life seems so gigantic, you might never defeat it? Where is your Jericho? Where is the area in your life that you need to see the walls crumble? Who is your Pharaoh? Who is trying to chase you down and take away your freedom? Perhaps you’ve had a pastor or “Bible teacher” ask you these questions. I hate these questions.

The Gracious Violence of God

We Need Less Goliath, and More Bathsheba

BY CHAD BIRD

When I was a kid, I roamed the alleys and nearby fields with a pocket full of pebbles and a slingshot in hand. My grandfather had carved me the slingshot from the fork of a mesquite tree, native to our New Mexico soil. I’d even burned my name into the wood

We Need Less Goliath, and More Bathsheba