Ministry on a troubled corner
First church members reclaimed the corner as a peaceful space. Then, as it got colder, they began talking about expanding their ministry.
Gratitude takes practice
The psalmist doesn't tell us to be thankful, but rather to offer thanks. Offer thanks. Bless God's name—even if you don't feel like it.
If Sanders became president, what would change?
The state of U.S. politics makes it tempting to throw energy behind a messianic bid for the presidency. It also makes this a dubious strategy.
Notes from the farm
As soon as frost threatens, my brother drops everything and calls all hands to come help dig the sweet potatoes.
Protestants and Jews after Nostra Aetate
It was the shortest Vatican II document but among the most influential. Whatever its limits, it was a watershed in Christian-Jewish relations.
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