Editor's Desk

I have carried the burden of knowing that our church contributed to a man's death when we refused him the open acceptance, love, and support that he needed.
October 23, 2014
Recently my wife and I moved, and the time came to decide which books I could live without. I dreaded it. 
October 7, 2014
The Cubs and White Sox have some of the worst records in the league. Yet Chicago still went a little crazy over baseball this summer.
September 16, 2014
On the porch of a cottage in North Carolina, I gaze in wonder at the expanse in front of me. It's conducive to thinking and reading as well as meditating and praying.
August 25, 2014
Extremists seem to be in charge everywhere. ISIS has taken over a huge geographic area and forced Christians to leave their homes or convert.
August 6, 2014
The Supreme Court reflects the politics of the moment. And two recent decisions are in line with a shift of the current court toward the right.
July 21, 2014
The conflict over divestment seems to divide Presbyterians more deeply than past struggles. Old friends are barely speaking to one another.
July 7, 2014
I love the Declaration of Independence and the radical notion that every human being has unalienable rights, innate worth, and dignity.
July 3, 2014