What "we" shall overcome?

At the vigil for Ferguson, I stumbled over singing "We Shall Overcome." I have remarkably little, personally, to overcome in my life.

Hyphenated life

Mixed loyalties in family and faith

As the imam spoke, it struck me that a whole generation of Muslim Americans would grow up feeling the weight of self-consciousness.

The other woman

A closer look at Hagar

Hagar’s story has often been read as if it explains some inevitable animosity among the Abrahamic faiths. We should try reading it differently.

Refugee crisis

As many as 13.6 million people have been displaced by the conflicts in Iraq and Syria. What can American Christians do?

Hyphenated life

Mixed loyalties in family and faith

The other woman

A closer look at Hagar

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Reflections of the Lectionary

Reflections on the Lectionary

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