On Fridays in the church basement, I see glimpses of something precarious and beautiful.
It’s not possible to parent without experiencing risk, weakness, pain, and transformation.
In my 15 years as a pastor, I’ve seen a lot of watery eyes at the table.
My students and I are finding our way into the world again with Evagrius, Teresa of Ávila, and Howard Thurman.
During the pandemic, I’ve realized how much I rely on her as a proxy for my faith.
For 40 days, we contend with our mortality so that we might know what it means to live.
Why are you still in the church? Why bother with Christianity at all?
Christianity is not only about pain and death. It’s about life and joy.
There’s just one oak left at Mamre.
Arthur Kleinman’s memoir gets at the heart of what it means to be human.
While we're looking for escape, God comes near.
Abortion is about real lives enmeshed in the realities of home and work and wages and debt.
A prayer of bare-bones presence with God
Atop the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, Lady Justice presides over a long history of injustices.
What was the earthy taste of river water telling me?