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…]

Five Things To Do When GOD Seems ALOOF

There is an old joke… There was a man who fell in a hole and couldn’t get out. He had a friend walk by above and he called out for help, but the friend kept walking. After some time he saw a second man he knew and called up. The second man looked down into [Read More…]