His effect on the people gathered for their morning coffee dazzled me. It felt like we'd been transformed into better versions of ourselves.
You'd be hard-pressed to find a more popular word in evangelical circles today than flourishing. But are the churches described that way avoiding complexity?
If Peter is wrong in his response to his mountaintop spiritual experience—as so many sermons suggest—why doesn’t Jesus rebuke him?
It is the ultimate in human foolishness when we think we need to be perfect in order to earn God’s love or anyone else’s.
A hazard of being a pastor is that you can speak and write endlessly about God and rarely open yourself to be encountered by God.
There are constitutional arguments against allowing nonprofits—including congregations—to endorse political candidates. But the religious one is stronger.
Like the stories of African-American women mathematicians at NASA, our faith's heritage reminds us to look for the people behind the scenes.
We have all the power we need for daily acts of resistance and hope.