Trayvon Martin: Latest Cause Celibre

Trayvon

  There are no protesters in the streets here in Kandern, Germany. No one even mentioned the Zimmerman trial at dinner last night, although several did remark on the beauty of the stone church in the valley below. I learned about the non-guilty decision the same way many people learned of it, through the go-to-news [Read More...]

Shaming God: Embarrassing Evangelicals

ashamed

Sometimes it is downright embarrassing to be an evangelical. Oh, I’m not the least bit afraid to speak the name of Jesus, or to tell others that I’m a person of faith. What shames me is that in claiming the name of Jesus I immediately become associated with some of the most judgmental people:¬†Evangelicals in [Read More...]

A Prayer for the Fallen

Pastel by Ron Weil

  Merton’s Prayer MY LORD GOD, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I think I am following your will does not mean that I am [Read More...]


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