December 10, 2017 - The beginning of the good news of Jesus begins in a very scary place..

The good news starts with the rantings of a wild, ragged, prophet who lives in the wilderness and eats locust. This is where pretense gets stripped away, where death is distinctly possible. And yet, from the center of power—Jerusalem—people go to the desert looking for a solution, a story. Jesus travels to see him also and Jesus is baptized by John in a rebellious act of defiance.