Are you the Pharisee, the sinner, or one of the bystanders? Regardless of where I locate myself in this story on any given day, I find it to be a prompt to approach Christ, whether at the altar or in a neighbor, with great love. And to ask the question, ‘with whom am I eating?’.
Faith is that which gives us the courage and the strength the persevere and to dare. Faith is the thing that gives us wings to carry us over the times of distress in our lives.
If you could have any superpower, what would you choose? Has it ever occurred to you that you already have one?
What sat so badly in my gut those many years ago was the perceived necessity of making the Work somehow palatable to those who would, or should do it. The Work is all around us, all the time, and it is deeply un-sexy stuff
by Laurie Gudim Romans 9:19-33 Mary, a friend of ours, lost her son to mental illness. He died at…
We wrap Jesus up in a nice clean (or dusty) package so as to keep it from any kind of change. We humans love, love, love to domesticate God, describing God in detail, accommodating a certain nostalgia – when God is in fact a mystery
Is there a morality that isn’t grounded in religious faith? Who are the great thinkers and moralists of that movement? Sociologist Lori Fazzino tells an interviewer that atheists are misunderstood, and just as moral as Evangelical Christians, in an interview about her graduate work and personal spiritual history.
Speaking in a panel discussion on beliefs at the Skoll World Forum, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Zak Ebrahim, author…
Kelly Gissendaner, scheduled to be executed first in February, and then last night, has seen her execution postponed once more….
Suffering multiple organ failure, I had just received a grim diagnosis that I would be having a danger-laden surgery that would alter my life forever. It was the wages of a life that seemed so successful, but was undergirded by the troika of fear, doubt, and guilt – a three-legged stool.