God’s Economy in a Local Church

In 2009, shortly after I published God’s Economy, I made a trip to Winnipeg, Manitoba to talk with folks there about the good news of God’s abundance in the midst of an economic crisis. At a particularly memorable church, St. Benedict’s Table (they played a Bob Dylan tune during the Eucharist), a couple was inspired [Read More…]

Longing for Community

Despite the fact that we experience so little of it—indeed, precisely because we lack this basic human need—community is “in” these days. Marketing firms know that community sells. They don’t tell us how carbonated sugar water will help us or even how good it tastes. They show us pictures of people enjoying life together while [Read More…]