Final gifts

How institutions can die well

Will Campbell once held a funeral for a town. This odd act showed how the practices of death and dying aren’t just for individuals.

Hope for hurting bodies

Making sense of chronic pain

The story goes that God got a body. I’ve often pondered the relationship between incarnation and pain.

God among the imperfect

The holy family didn’t meet the ideal either

I don’t know what a perfect first-century family looked like, but I’m certain that Joseph and Mary didn’t qualify.

Why I still love the 1982 version of "Annie"

I was delighted to see Annie remade with an African American girl in the title role. But the new version doesn't do justice to the original's progressive vision.

Final gifts

How institutions can die well

Hope for hurting bodies

Making sense of chronic pain

God among the imperfect

The holy family didn’t meet the ideal either

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