Recently, I spent a few days in a lovely Midwestern state park with a group of United Church of Christ and Presbyterian faith formation specialists.
November is stewardship season, the time in which most congregations, if not all, feel budget-bound to focus members’ attention on giving. So, listen up.
Metaphors are important. The gospels use metaphors to describe what the kingdom of heaven is like: a mustard seed, yeast, seeds in a field, hidden treasure, fine pearls, or a net thrown into the ocean (Matthew 13).
On Sunday, Oct. 4, World Communion Sunday, I had the chance to engage with a small group of people in one of the most meaningful Bible conversations I have ever had.
My favorite moment of the papal visit was Pope Francis greeting his longtime friend, a gay man, and the man's partner during a private visit in the embassy.
I was flipping through television channels when a commercial caught my attention.
Is Discontent the “Mother of Progress”?
The prophet Ezekiel’s vision of a new temple was a vision that included a lot of water—water coming out from under the temple door and creating a great river.
We’ve had a beautiful summer in northeast Ohio (except, perhaps, for the soggy week of the Thirtieth General Synod).
Last week, I read that the dean of the Washington National Cathedral is stepping down after just three years as head of the nation’s most iconic Episcopal church.