Spiritual Direction for the Deeply Troubled

An elderly minister I visit regularly in my job as visitation pastor for my church told me today that “spiritual direction will be greatly needed in the days ahead.” He was one of many people I know deeply troubled by the reports of hate crimes and hate speech directed at people of color, the LGBTQ [Read More…]

Does a Candidate’s Faith Matter?

Does a candidate’s faith matter? Patheos has asked its bloggers to reflect on this question during the campaign season, so naturally I will approach this from the lens of a progressive Christian spiritual director. A candidate’s faith matters if that candidate’s actions that are rooted in their faith —as in what he or she stands for, [Read More…]