You can’t invite anyone in if you don’t have walls and doorways

How establishing clear boundaries makes society more inclusive, not less. Read more

Why we pray for OUR daily bread, not MY daily bread

Our individual relationship with God is important, but we can’t forget that we’re never on our own. Read more

Jackasses Are Louder Than Draft Horses: Hope For Our Political Climate

How an Old Testament figure can give us a new perspective on current political discourse. Read more

Packing Tape Is Your Friend

And box flap folding is not. Read more

The Best Things: My 3 Favorite Christian Blogs

An Eastern Orthodox, an evangelical, and a progressive Christian walk into a blog post. Read more

Asking for Help

I’m really bad at it. Here’s why I know I should do it anyway. Read more

I Have a New Job!

Four of them, actually. Read more

The Seven Types of Christians

Which archetypal church do you belong to? Read more

I Was a Preteen Wannabe Jedi

How a childhood obsession with Star Wars laid the groundwork for my adult faith. Read more

Unruffled Is Their Spirit

In the last few weeks I’ve had opportunities to give chapel services at the Academy of the New Church and Bryn Athyn College of the New Church. At both schools I spoke on worry about the future (aka “care for the morrow”), and I read one of my favorite passages from Arcana Coelestia. Several people asked me afterward for the reference, so here’s that passage, in case anyone needs to read this today: “Care for the morrow” does not mean the care of procuring… Read more

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