Every Friday, a reminder comes up on my calendar—“Write Blog." Lately, I have ignored this message, in large part because
Behind so much of the restlessness around the world is a growing revulsion, a sense of disgust directed at feckless
Eugene Peterson once told a story of a group of men and women who grew up in, of all places,
I resonate with Parker Palmer, who notes that writing is one of the ways we collaborate with life. It’s an
For most of my years—both as a pastor and a theology professor—I have been careful to not mix politics with
Last night, a violent storm passed through with the usual stuff--driving rain, flashing lightning, and high winds. It happens up
“That must be a Steller’s Jay—black head, deep blue upperparts, and narrow black bars on the wings.” What’s happened to
Yesterday I sent to my colleagues an article by Beckie Supiano (and wonderfully illustrated by Ron Coddington) entitled, “Why is
When you are up in the wilderness, it is easy to lose track of time. What day is it? Our
All of us find ourselves coping at the moment. We do so in different ways—walking, painting walls, reading books, binging
In P.T. Forsyth’s The Soul of Prayer, he writes, “Prayer is where our thought of God passes into action and
There are two things getting me through this extraordinary season. And no, it’s not putting up lights and pretending it

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