The militant Buddhists

Western media treat Asian faiths quite generously in matters of religious conflict. Yet Christians on the ground in Asia face serious issues.

On Laurel Street

A hundred times I warned my kids about that stretch of road. A dozen times I inquired about streetlights, or reflectors, or anything in that tunnel.


A church on the front lines in Ferguson

At our church in Ferguson, people are no longer afraid to bring up the pain of last year. But anxiety over the deeper issues remains.

Trafficking in ideas

Anthony C. Yu died this spring. I am still discovering the profound influence this teacher had on me.