National Public Radio for the Mind

At our Wednesday mindfulness meditation practice group here at the University of Southern California, which is part of our Mindful.USC.edu initiative, I start our sessions with a very short introduction to the practice, and end the 30 minutes of silence with a time for the students and staff who attend to share about how their [Read More…]

The Selfie or The Song? Seeking Jesus in the Holy Land

Danielle Shroyer’s new book “Where Jesus Prayed: Illuminations on the Lord’s Prayer in the Holy Land” is a collection of meditations on praying the Lord’s Prayer throughout her two week pilgrimage to the Holy Land. On the second day of my two week pilgrimage to the Holy Land, we begin our morning at the Church [Read More…]

Why Progressive Christians Should Pray

While many bemoan the decline of the American religious, one fact remains: religiously affiliated or not, 55 percent of people in the United States pray each day. Though institutional religion may be going out of style, this ancient spiritual practice seems to be holding steady. But, why, as a nation that is allegedly turning more [Read More…]


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