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…]

A School for the World to Come

School is out here in Durham, which means it’s time for summer camp to start in Walltown. The counselors have been in orientation all week. We’ll be busy with Vacation Bible School at the St. Johns Baptist Church for the next four days, then the first week of summer wraps up with a block party [Read More…]