A Visual and Missional Commentary on Luke 18:31-19:10

A Visual and Missional Commentary on Luke 18:31-19:10

The Narrative Lectionary this week calls for a reading of Luke 18:31-19:10. This is the final stop on Jesus’ journey toward Jerusalem. Below is my visual commentary. Feel free to copy and use any of these images. My Commentary The reading has three sections....
God’s Promise and World Power Systems

God’s Promise and World Power Systems

These images offer a visual introduction to the basic ancient cosmology and how political power structures evolved. It is important to understand the ancient worldview in order to fully grasp the language and context of God’s Promises to Abraham’s family. The temptation toward power struggles and violence in the ancient world are still present today. May we learn to hear God’s Promises, through Jesus Christ, clearly in our present situation.

A Cartoonist’s Guide to Romans 6:1-14

A Cartoonist’s Guide to Romans 6:1-14

The Narrative Lectionary brings us to Romans 6:1-14 this week. Paul has been teaching some radical heresy that might lead some hard core law-followers to accuse him of being a libertarian. He counters this accusation by appealing to a deeper reality of life in God. We...
A Cartoonist’s Guide to Holy Week

A Cartoonist’s Guide to Holy Week

The moment has finally arrived. A Cartoonist’s Guide to Matthew is finished!! To celebrate this occassion, I created a PowerPoint that walks through the events of Holy Week, beginning with the Triumphal Entry in Chapter 21, then skipping all the arguments of...
The Five Discourses of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew

The Five Discourses of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew

The Gospel of Matthew contains five long speeches (discourses) of Jesus. Many Bible scholars organize the Gospel around these speeches. However, it is important to note that four out of the five speeches occur during Jesus’ ministry in Galilee, before he travels...