Does the Trinity Matter? A Swedenborgian View of The Shack

There’s a lot to love in The Shack, but can its portrayal of the Trinity be reconciled with New Church theology? [Read more…]

The Best Things: Marriage Moats

How a daily mini-blog about chickens, children, and carrots can make your relationships stronger, whether you’re married or not. [Read more…]

“Repent” Does Not Mean “Wallow in Self-loathing”: An Ash Wednesday Reflection.

Repentance is not about making yourself feel miserable – but it does require spending some time in the ashes. [Read more…]

How La La Land Failed to Earn Its Ending

A spoilerful critique of a very good movie that could have been great. [Read more…]

Imperfect Courage: A Sermon

We fear that that we will never be good enough. Moments of despair and failure confirm that fear. But they also teach us something new. [Read more…]

Does God Give Us More Than We Can Handle?

And does it count as handling it if we weep, shout, and completely fall apart? [Read more…]