Sustainable expectations

Mercy Junction has a dedicated group of people, but it's not financially self-sustaining. Recently, it started managing a large church building.

Wandering God

Two new books on immigration complement each other well. And where Todd Miller’s falls short, Deirdre Cornell’s shines most brightly.

Business of the kingdom

The New Testament offers two compelling models for our relationship with money. When translated into a vision for a whole society, each is flawed.

Believe it or not

My struggles with the creed

When the congregation starts reciting the creed, I do one of two things: argue with it in my head, or zone out and stop listening.