For What Must Have Seemed Like a Really Long and Drawn Out Slumber (Jonah 3)

Confronting Calamity The story of Jonah is propelled forward, we learn, because Calamity looms over Nineveh. We don’t know what kind of calamity it would look like, all we know is that there is pending consequences for the Assyrian empire. And Jonah is told by God to walk headlong into this situation, “to go and proclaimContinue reading “For What Must Have Seemed Like a Really Long and Drawn Out Slumber (Jonah 3)”

Finding Jonah in the First and Second Half of Life

“Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah son of Amittai, saying, “Go at once to Nineveh, that great city, and cry out against it; for their wickedness has come up before me.” But Jonah set out to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD. He went down to Joppa and foundContinue reading “Finding Jonah in the First and Second Half of Life”