The Author

Jimmy Agan is professor of New Testament and director of the homiletics program at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He is the author of The Imitation of Christ in the Gospel of Luke: Growing in Christlike Love for God and Neighbor.

The Shocking Words of Christ

If a Christian leader today said what Jesus said in Matthew 15:26, we might question his fitness for ministry. What, then, should we make