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Surprise Companion 

   We all have companions who travel with us. Most of the time, we see them, we experience them, we hear them, we thank them. But sometimes we discover someone new along way and it changes how we see everything – including ourselves.  Recently on a trip to lunch with the family, this quite impressive […]

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Christianity in America: When Winning Means Losing

                    Okay, okay, okay, we get it: church attendance is declining in America. Millennials are leaving the church in droves. Boomers find the paradox of their liberal lifestyles and their conservative values in too much tension to live as potential hypocrites. Xers need to do, and […]

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A Way Out of No Way

   In our make your own destiny culture, closed doors are often seen as obstacles to thriving – dead ends to our dreams of a better world. But what if closed doors, blocked paths, or ‘no way signs’ were opportunities to invite God to make new ways? After all, if the prophets are right, God […]

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Signs and Symbols

   Sometimes it’s the little things that matter. A hummingbird on the porch. The smell of honeysuckle. A kind glance or a caring hug. Sometimes the signs and symbols of the great reckoning called loved finds us just when we need it. And sometimes, sometimes, that symbol is us.  Tweet Send to Facebook