LectioCastJeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28 Anti-creation. And it’s all the fault of God’s faithless people. Talk about terrifying.

Psalm 14 Here we face the question: what does it mean to consume God’s people? Slave labor? Prison industrial complex? It might be that we say “there is no God” in ways that we’d be surprised about.

1 Timothy 1:12-17 I make a big promise here: to show that something Paul says is something everyone can agree on. Let’s see if I can pull it off!

Luke 15:1-10 The celebration of the recovered lost becomes the meeting place between heaven and earth. The table becomes the altar in the inmost sanctuary, the place just beneath the heavenly party.

 Daniel Kirk is a writer, speaker, and blogger who lives in San Francisco, CA. He is also serving as pastoralDaniel Kirk-202 director for the Newbigin House of Studies in San Francisco. Daniel holds a Ph.D. in New Testament from Duke University and is the author of, Unlocking Romans: Resurrection and the Justification of God and Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul? His third book A Man Attested by God: the Human Jesus of the Synoptic Gospels, is hot off the presses. He blogs regularly at StoriedTheology.com  (http://patheos.com/blogs/storiedtheology). You can follow him on Twitter @jrdkirk and on Facebook at Facebook.com/jrdkirk.