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December 31, 2013
10 People Who Looked A Lot Like Jesus in 2013
In the news this year: an extraordinary cast of characters. Some are public figures, and some we'd never...
December 30, 2013
The One Year Bible…One Year Later
Ever thought about trying to read through the Bible in a year? Saint Andrew's Pat...
December 23, 2013
In Church, At Christmas Time
It's Christmas week, and you know what that means--re-runs! I wrote this piece last year,...
December 19, 2013
Let Freedom Ring: A Very Ducky Christmas Special
I wish these public media storms would hold off until after Christmas. It’s really messing...
December 18, 2013
Transcendent Hope: A Review of “Preaching at the Crossroads”
I rarely finish a non-fiction book, except under duress of the grading system (and in...
December 17, 2013
Detour: Holiday Hospitality for Churches
It’s the week before Christmas. You haven’t been to church in a year. Maybe in...
December 11, 2013
If you are following along with the "Partners in Prayer" Advent devotion guide, you'll see...
December 10, 2013
I've got another great guest post for you today. Rev. Isaac Varner is one of...
December 09, 2013
Today we have a guest post from Rev. Elizabeth Myer Boulton. She is, among other...
December 06, 2013
While We Wait
Holy smokes, where did this week go?? I cannot identify one thing on my calendar that...
December 02, 2013
After church yesterday, a small miracle occurred: I got a good family photo. I mean,...
November 28, 2013
Guest Post: Corn Mush and Depression Gravy
Thanks to Rev. Rachel Frey for this special Thanksgiving guest post. She is a minister...
November 26, 2013
$*^! Jesus Says: The Christmas Shopping Edition
An open letter (because the blogging world freakin LOVES open letters) to the American Family...
November 25, 2013
More, Enough, and Plenty
For Monday of Thanksgiving week, I'm sharing some narrative biblical snapshots of the many ways in...
November 19, 2013
Til Everyone’s Doing It
I received a pretty unpleasant email this morning; and I’m sure a few hundred of...
November 14, 2013
Guarding the Feast
As I settle into a new ministry in the Kansas City area, I’m getting to...
November 12, 2013
The Real War on Marriage
I know, I know. I just wrote a piece on marriage. However—it got heavy traffic,...
November 06, 2013
$*^! Jesus Says: The Dumb Questions Edition
You have heard it said that there are 'no stupid questions, only stupid answers.' But...
November 05, 2013
Rushing the Season
Every year, I rant and rave when the stores haul out the xmas stuff before they've...
October 31, 2013
Halloween: An Opportunity to Learn “Enough”
I followed a sparkly red lady bug and a plush green dragon down the street....
October 29, 2013
A Blankedy-Blank Preacher
Let me tell you about the worstest sermon I have ever preached. I would venture...
October 22, 2013
Good China, Good Sleep, and Sexpectations: 10 Truths from 10 Years of Marriage
We are celebrating 10 years of marriage this month. 10 years, 2 kids, 1 dog, 2...
October 17, 2013
A Bully is a Bully
Today millions of people are wearing (or facebook posting) purple, in support of GLAAD'S "Stand...
October 15, 2013
Runway Gospel and Gunn’s Good News
I’m back! A big thanks to all the wonderful guest bloggers who filled this space...
October 14, 2013
Guest Post by the Rev. Courtney Richards When looking for a concise, well-researched, thoughtfully cultivated,...
September 27, 2013
Good Game, God Game
Guest Post by Kent Somers We sportswriters gather around our subject, recording devices held at...
September 23, 2013
Guest Post by the Rev. Brandon Gilvin “The Christian life is a continual process of...
September 19, 2013
Five things I wish you wouldn’t assume about my daughter’s adoption…
Guest Post by Kara Foster 1. That I am filled with pride every time you...
September 17, 2013
The Dangers of Preaching about Fat Jesus
Guest Post by the Rev. Kory Wilcoxson Every Wednesday morning, I lead a Sermon Talkback...
September 12, 2013
I Never Wanted Church
Guest Post by Sarah Stewart Holland In 2009, I convinced my husband to leave our...
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