How big is your Jesus?

PASTOR’S CORNER

Allison ByerleyI once started a pastor’s book club that read books that offered some new or different perspectives on faith. One of the books we read was Will Willimon’s “Why Jesus?”
The Willimon book opened up a new perspective on Jesus for us. We realized that we had “tamed” Jesus, made him nice and safe. And in the process, we made him more like us and less like God. He remains a great teacher and prophet, but he’s not as edgy or offensive. Willimon reminds us that Jesus was neither tame nor ...

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