The word missionary makes me cringe a little. But I was one, and it taught me a lot.
Selected posts from around our network of affiliated bloggers
Like breastfeeding children, we are fed from Christ's own body, the 14th-century mystic wrote.
Souls aren’t easy to bare, particularly in jail.
There's an uncomfortable truth for us pastors: we're not academics with sacraments.
Questions that begin this way rarely have anything to do with the church's mission.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders was denied a meal at a Virginia restaurant. I wonder who's welcome at our table.
Jonah wants God to hate his enemy as much as he does.
"Is this feeding your souls?" I asked after we slogged through another biblical bloodbath.
Nicodemus is perplexed. There's a lesson for us in his confusion.
We miss a lot when we don't invite children's presence and participation in worship.