God is the encounter we can't control.
"It feels vulnerable to be the weird lady outside preaching sermons."
Turned toward one another in worship, we experience the grace of God's gaze.
A sandwich can be a subversive act.
We embrace uninitiated visitors, rowdy children, and blue jeans. Why not tears?
Tain Gregory was new to Sandy Hook Elementary School when the mass shooting happened, but the faith that helped him respond had been a long time in the making.
Why is Pokemon Go so captivating? At least partly because it re-enchants the world.
It is extraordinary to hear a song reverberating off stonewalls and then dissipate into thin air. The soaring beauty of ephemeral art! Sometimes I find myself holding my breath as the soloist hits a high note or that incredibly awkward person tells his testimony. Do we appreciate that moment? Because many of us are conductors of that symphony, curators of beauty and we don’t realize the importance of our position.
Ruth Duck takes a balanced approach to liturgy. Her aim is not to champion a single style but to offer a foundation for reflection.