Gospel Rewrite: Jesus and Power

Gospel Rewrite: Jesus and Power

In this Gospel Rewrite, Satan tempts Jesus by offering him the kingdoms of the world. And Jesus accepts.

Gospel Rewrite: Jesus and Wealth

Gospel Rewrite: Jesus and Wealth

In this Gospel Rewrite, the rich young ruler asks Jesus what he must do to be saved. And Jesus instructs him to go and make himself wealthier.

Gospel Rewrite: Jesus and Violence

Gospel Rewrite: Jesus and Violence

Jesus is arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane and then appears before Pilate. But this version goes a little differently than the one you’re used to.

Gospel Rewrite: Jesus and the Death Penalty

Gospel Rewrite: Jesus and the Death Penalty

Placing her in the center of the group, 4 they said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of committing adultery. 5 In the Law, Moses commanded us to stone women like this. What do you say?”

Gospel Rewrite: The Holy Family Becomes Refugees

Gospel Rewrite: The Holy Family Becomes Refugees

Joseph and Mary flee with the young Jesus to Egypt. But it doesn’t go as planned–at least not in this rewrite.

Gospel Rewrite: Jesus and Healthcare

Gospel Rewrite: Jesus and Healthcare

A version of this was originally posted at Red Letter Christians on March 30, 2016. To read an intro to the Gospel Rewrite series, click here. To read the original gospel stories, click here. Luke 18:35-43 As Jesus approached Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging. When he heard the crowd going by, he […]

Why a “Gospel Rewrite” Series?

Why a “Gospel Rewrite” Series?

This “Gospel Rewrite” series will make revisions to many well-known stories about Jesus to expose the problems in many of our positions on issues like healthcare, refugees, the death penalty, violence, and more.