"I would go to church, but I don't like Jesus all that much. He's confusing." I wonder if Jesus would be less confusing, and the church more attractive, if his followers were more committed.Read more
God, sometimes I am as oblivious and heartless as Saul. Thank you for knocking me off my horse to see how I have hurt you, and your beloveds.Read more
You know grief and loss. You've been hurt a thousand times. As impossible as it might feel, trust that blessing is already embracing your anguish and that God will indeed turn the page.
Sometimes the experience of Jesus way-back-when blocks our ability to recognize him here-and-now.Read more
The discipline of rejoicing is an act of resistance when injustices and struggles pile up. If we do that much, we triumph.Read more
Whether you are dunked or sprinkled, baptism is the entry-point of Christian life.
When God goes to battle for you, Her weapons of choice are a white tablecloth, a few forks, and a goblet.
The Hebrew word adam (ha'adam) is not a gendered name. Adam means "human" or more precisely, "earthling."Read more
Every so often someone will confide this to me: "I'm not sure I believe in God anymore..."Read more