Matt grew up in the Episcopal Church. One Sunday he appeared at the altar—with his arms crossed over his chest.
Why and how I bless my children
As a child, I followed the order of worship in the bulletin, mentally checking off each item. My eyes were on the prize.
On the seventh floor of Hogwarts, Harry Potter and his friends discover a magical room. My church contains such a room.
I used to lead activities like the "Privilege Walk" and "Cross the Line." I couldn't shake the feeling that they were not taking us very far.
"Look at the birds of the air," said Jesus. Our lives are more akin to the frantic scurrying of rats and the disciplined marching of ants.