Happy Mother’s Day, Dad!

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By Dwight Wolter “Does it bother you” I ask my son, “that I won’t be able to come to your college to celebrate Mother’s Day with you?” “No, Dad. I have to study for two finals so it’s just as well.” It isn’t until I hang up the phone that I realize how strange our two sentence [Read More...]

The Myth of Trickle-Down Change

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I’ve heard some buzz in Christian circles that has troubled me. It is the idea that if we reach the most influential people in the world for Jesus… then everyone else will follow. I’ve seen this philosophy begin to infect churches and organizations, even entire movements and conferences whose goal is to reach the “influencers” [Read More...]

Genesis: The First Messy, Tangled Act in God’s Long Story of Becoming Humane

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For the last couple of months, I’ve been studying the book of Genesis with a group of very bright young University of Southern California (USC) students. I’m the adviser for our “Church of the Broken Bread” progressive Christian student fellowship here. Our weekly gatherings are simple. First, each of us takes a piece and says [Read More...]


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