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April 13, 2017
10 Stunning Facts About Davinci’s Last Supper for Maundy Thursday
Every year on Maundy Thursday our church does a short visio divina around Leonardo DaVinci's...
April 10, 2017
When ISIS Bombs a Church on Palm Sunday, What’s their Endgame, and How Can We Subvert it?
The ISIS endgame is a hustle: carry out acts of violence so despicable that they...
April 04, 2017
“I’ve Seen Too Much Hate to Want to Hate … Hate is Too Great a Burden to Bear”
It's grief that you are feeling; a deep sorrow, a keen mental suffering, a sharp...
March 26, 2017
6 Surprisingly Sane Habits to Help Your Daily Productivity
I have a complicated relationship with productivity. On one hand, productivity can be about redeeming the...
March 10, 2017
I Am Surrounded by Neighbors, and I Am Grateful
I'm sitting here in my office on a Friday morning, trying to make myself work....
February 28, 2017
Why Christians Need to Observe Lent
Why do Christians need to fast during Lent? Because most of us have just about...
February 24, 2017
Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Worry, Violence & Loving Our Enemies
Worry: “Do not worry! Earthly goods deceive the human heart into believing that they give...
February 21, 2017
Science, Faith, & Podcasting: A Match Made in Youth Ministry (an interview with Lulu Miller & Science Mike)
A few months ago I took part in a Templeton Foundation grant to promote a...
January 24, 2017
What If Trump Supporters & Women’s Marchers Are All Missing the Boat?
"All the big things that were once taken for granted are now under assault." That's...
January 19, 2017
The Affordable Care Act Worked for My Family & We Really Needed It to Work
I was thinking back to where my family was when Obamacare first went into...
January 16, 2017
Here’s How We Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
All the neighborhood kids are out of school for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, so for...
November 28, 2016
15 Great Gift Ideas for Book Lovers
Book lovers are a picky bunch. What we're really after is more books, but we...
November 24, 2016
Wolf Blitzer Moderates Thanksgiving Dinner Like a Political Debate – Happy Thanksgiving Everyone
Need a referee with a whistle to keep the peace at your Thanksgiving get together?...
November 21, 2016
Who Would Jesus Deport?: For the Christian, Immigration Isn’t About Politics or Economics
I am raising my voice in opposition to the prospect of the United States Government...
November 18, 2016
John Jeremiah Sullivan Drills Down on Soft White Liberal Upper-middle-class College Types
I have no desire to be that person, who lets politics affect him so deeply...
November 15, 2016
Here’s What I Told My Church After the Election
Wednesday evening after the election our church gathered for one of our 6 yearly congregational...
November 08, 2016
An Election Day Prayer
Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace; Where there is hatred, let me sow...
October 21, 2016
Rich Mullins Would Be 61 Today – He Was the Master of the One-Liner
Rich Mullins had such a low tolerance for B.S. I'm convinced that, had he lived longer...
September 28, 2016
Religion & Politics: How Being a Christian Makes for a Better Conservative, Better Liberal
For the Christian there is an inherent danger to involving ourselves in any kind of political...
September 21, 2016
Treasure the Doing, More than the Getting It Done
The source of nearly all human misery can be traced back to an often unconscious...
September 19, 2016
Rich Mullins Died 19 Years Ago Today & I Still Miss Him
In the closing credits of a long-form video release (I think it was called Pursuit of...
September 14, 2016
A Less Lonely Way to Lose Your Faith: Isaac Anderson at The Atlantic
My friend Isaac Anderson has an article in The Atlantic called "A Less Lonely Way...
September 01, 2016
Why is Kaepernick Being Slammed? Because Sport is the Liturgy of Empire
You can always tell what the sacred cow is... Colin Kaepernick is getting crushed for...
July 20, 2016
Ten Great Quotes About Grace From Some of My Favorite Writers
“The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have...
July 16, 2016
Hey America, Can I Be Your Pastor For a Moment?
The big lie of every government is this: we can make you safe and happy. Governments should...
July 15, 2016
The Free Market v. Big Government Argument is a Scam: America is Getting Played by Wall Street
Some in our society, wish to deny that economic injustice exists. It's a level playing field,...
July 09, 2016
Why Do American Christians Trust the 2nd Amendment More Than the Sermon on the Mount?
“Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time: the...
July 06, 2016
The Troubling Theology of Donald Trump
Peter Wehner is a lifelong Republican who served in the Reagan White House and that...
June 29, 2016
10 Ways to Impact Culture that Don’t Involve Presidential Politics
Trump v. Clinton Got You Down? Here are 10 things you could do right now...
May 31, 2016
Dr. Stuart Brown’s Seven Properties of Play
Summer break is here and it's time to play, but do you really know how?...
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