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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 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...
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 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...
August 22, 2013
$*^! Jesus Says: The Lay Down Your Weapons Edition
"You have heard it said, the only thing that can stop a bad guy with...
August 15, 2013
Most Smartest and Sacred: Are Atheists Really Smarter than Us?
According to 63 studies conducted over the last 80-some years, Atheists are OFFICIALLY smarter than people...
August 13, 2013
The Conviction of Things Unseen: on Mystery Priests and Modern Miracles
The mystery priest came out of the closet. I mean...not that closet. But he came...
August 08, 2013
Happily Mostly After
Happily ever after is a lie. And no, I'm not having man problems. I don't hate...
August 07, 2013
Undeclared (The College Survival Edition)
This is a re-post from a couple years ago; for all y'all who are headed...
August 06, 2013
The Sacred Maybe
I have a boy who is almost 3, but he's been talking like 4 since...
August 01, 2013
5 years ago, my friends Mark and Kara said their vows on a beautiful beach...
July 30, 2013
The Missing Flag
So, I know this guy, and he's pretty amazing. I wish I could give you...
July 26, 2013
Parking, Free for All (?)
My church shares space with a secular preschool. It is a WONDERFUl school. As far as I know,...
June 06, 2013
Freedom Within, Freedom Without
As is so often the case... I was late to the party. The virtual wake...
June 04, 2013
Designers of the 'Ark Encounter' theme park in Hebron, Kentucky want park-goers to have an authentic...
June 01, 2013
On Enjoying the Show
I remember when dance recital week was the busiest/most stressful week of the year. I...
May 29, 2013
It's fixin to be June in Phoenix. Lord help us... Some of you know that...
May 26, 2013
Nine years ago—this weekend exactly—I was ordained to Christian ministry. I remember a few things...
May 21, 2013
Joy in the Morning. Again.
Dear God, What the hell…?? Thanks in advance for your quick reply....
May 01, 2013
Rootless and Wandering
If you ever wonder what pastors talk about when we get together, the topics are,...
April 30, 2013
Recipe for Joy–Review
It's always fun when people send you free books. A few weeks ago, I got...
April 19, 2013
The Lord is my shepherd, whether I like it or not. I shall not want....
April 16, 2013
When Good People Say Dumb Stuff
In the wake of a tragedy like yesterday's bombing, we ask the age-old question: why...
April 11, 2013
Head and Heart
When a church is dying, The Body wants to know why. When people are leaving (or just...
April 09, 2013
Baby Jesus to Bloody Jesus: The Children’s Ministry Challenge
I'm finally letting myself believe it: the enormous pile of children in our sanctuary is...
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