Author Archives: Jerry Sittser

Jesus and The Ambivalence of Grief

Jesus and The Ambivalence of Grief

Many religions contain stories that promise life after death. These stories are mythical but still meaningful, because they express the deepest longing of the human heart. To my knowledge, however, only one religion claims that an actual historical figure died and rose again, not as a resuscitated corpse destined to die again, but as a

Why Do We Pray? We Pray to Know God

“What should I pray for? What do I really want?” Here the Bible challenges us to ask a different question. In fact, what we pray for is not even the most important question. It is why we pray. We Pray Because God is Worthy of Our Prayers As it turns out, praying is not primarily