Faith Matters

Choir stalls and a labyrinth

Faithful responses to work, family, and everyday life

The mainline has long congratulated itself for being prophetic because it's good at voting for progressive agendas. But change happens at the local level.
June 18, 2015
In To the Lighthouse, two people who don't get along find themselves looking at a bowl of fruit. "Looking together," writes Woolf, "united them."
June 4, 2015
Be humble. Think of the imagination of God that brought creation into being; there could have been nothing.
May 22, 2015
There is much hand-wringing about the future of theological education. Yet graduates still follow the Spirit's call into some form of ministry.
April 22, 2015
Azra Akšamija and Jo Murphy make art that points to things made invisible by fear—both our own fear and our society's.
April 8, 2015
I've never knowingly visited purgatory or fairy land, but I have set foot in a few small places that, once entered, prove to be larger.
March 6, 2015
What goes on in the mind of a leader who tires of building consensus and just strives to get things done?
February 20, 2015
On Ash Wednesday, as we remember our sins and ask to be forgiven, let's also remember what we love and ask to love it more.
February 13, 2015

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