Sometimes vocation springs not from joy but from trauma and grief.
I told the truth about her but not the whole truth.
I’ve preached more than 800 funeral sermons. Many of these deaths have marked me.
My task at funerals is to share the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus.
One can imagine an anti-abortion politics that started with economic solidarity or righteous fury at male sexual license. But the thought experiment only demonstrates its own absurdity.