The Turning of the Fathers

Those of you who are fathers of sons may be able to confirm this via personal experience: There is certainly a time that comes in any father/son relationship when the son becomes taller, stronger, more explosive, quicker, sharper, greater in libido, fitter and more enduring than the father.

Beheaded for Jesus

This is where we might begin to think he’s a bit of a jerk. Today, John would be called a bigot or a “hater” or even a counterfeit. All because he wasn’t declaring the proximity of the kingdom of heaven with a creamy latte and a branded welcome pack.