Remembering all the victims of war
Each week my church includes a prayer for the families of American soldiers
who have died. As the names are read, I try to hold them in prayer. But I have wrestled with these prayers.
Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength
Every year, people gather in my hometown for an almost
unthinkable challenge. During the Leadville Trail 100, athletes run 100 miles. The race is metaphorically fascinating.
Unexpected grace at communion
In Bosnia, I was reminded that the God who shows up at communion is a God who brazenly seeks us out of the crowd.
age 29 I cried out to an empty universe in the first authentic prayer of my
life: "God, if you are, I need help!" The
help came in ways I couldn't imagine.
The gospel in seven words
Birth is a messy, painful
affair, fraught with risk and danger. Yet Jesus was born.
An elementary school in Baltimore is sending children who misbehave to a Mindful Moment Room. In a room wit