It'd be easy to rush though my preparation time. I start by making coffee in a French press to set an unhurried pace.
Selected posts from around our network of affiliated bloggers
Like the Athenians Paul speaks to in Acts 17, we create substitutes for the Creator.
Our small church doesn't have praise teams or a chorus with dozens of members. But we have something precious.
You may have signs everywhere proclaiming inclusion of all. But the building itself can exclude some.
Driving provides a good example of privilege—and our ignorance of it.
Gender transitions can be lifesaving. But they're not the right path for everyone.
The image of leadership often lifted up is the strong figure at the front of the pack, with an answer for every question.
The Gospel of Luke turns the corner in Chapter 22. Instead of Judas being annoyed or disturbed about Jesus’ behavior—as in John—he is suddenly possessed.
Whether you're in the pulpit or the pews, give some thought to this epistle this week.
I've been hearing stories of bones, in places that appear desolate and hopeless.
We need to sit with stories that resist easy categorization, stories that make us question the official narratives, no matter where we happen to fall in them.
Naming sexism as sexism is not a failure to engage diverse views.
The earthiness of Jesus' cure of the blind man in John 9 recalls all of the ways that God uses basic elements in creation and salvation.
Lent demands that we use our old eyes in new ways.
Organizations rating nonprofits appeal to the results-oriented. But is that what charity is about?