A savior for a troubled world
I once preached a Christmas sermon that struck out with one family. I had underestimated the peril of tampering with holiday sentiment.
God in a world explained by science
We might still pray for rain, but we can account for thunder without invoking bowling gods. Is there still a place for God?
Bede Griffith's pilgrimage and mine
What is it about Western culture that makes it so difficult to taste God? Why would we rather prove propositions than experience the holy?
Relearning the essentials
Maybe what sociologists call mainline decline is God pulling us away from external things so we can rediscover our union with God in love.
Sharing communion on Election Day
On Nov. 6, our church building was both a polling place and a place for worship. At some point I began to see the latter as the main event.
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