On marriage and other covenants
There are many people with whom I have not had an affair. Billions. There is also one man in particular.
A veteran’s moral injury
In Iraq, my perception of good and evil began to erode. What I lost was a world that made moral sense.
When it’s time for a church to close
Each day in the U.S., nine churches close their doors for good. This isn’t news—but it’s hard to talk about when it’s your church.
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.
Making sense of chronic pain
The story goes that God got a body. I’ve often pondered the relationship between incarnation and pain.
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