How one youth leader stopped being a chief counselor of fun and discovered something better.
“Life is built, and then it stops, and then Christ reaches in and brings it forward again.”
It makes me uncomfortable. That’s by design.
They’re in a plastic bag in my closet.
At a recent funeral, some churchgoers were surprised by my choice of texts.
Such values have shadow sides. They are also desperately needed in the world.
Discipleship-as-self-improvement doesn’t much resemble the way of Jesus.
A Macedonian beekeeper’s ordinary, mythical life
Triumphal entries have a certain formula. Jesus does it all wrong.
The story of Jesus’ unjust trial and wrongful conviction must not be romanticized.
Lazarus’s story is one of grief—and hope.
Anna Madsen’s theological call for taking a stand
Using case studies, Dána-Ain Davis shows how medical racism hurts black women.
Kiley Reid’s novel about race, class, and good intentions that miss the point
Eamon Duffy’s short biography of the first English saint canonized since the Reformation