A Lesson on Divine Grief

Jesus had given sight to the blind, fed the destitute, and even walked on water; however, on the eve of his engagement with the cross, Jesus kneels and prays… [Read more…]

Theology and Sports

Maybe I’m a masochist, at least when it comes to sports. You see, my favorite franchises are the Boston Red Sox, Tottenham Hotspur, and the San Jose Sharks. [Read more…]

What Has Made Me Who I Am Does Not Have to Be What I Become

Suddenly, this simple idea permeated every aspect of my life. It became a mantra, a lifeline. [Read more…]

I Once Thought I Was a Progressive Christian, But…

I once thought that perhaps I was a progressive Christian, but I’ve come to realize that that label includes me with a lot of people with whom I clearly disagree. [Read more…]

Finding Faith Again

My faith journey has changed dramatically. [Read more…]

Is It Time We Stopped Describing God as Good?

The way we talk about things matters. The words we use affect how we view the world and how others view us. The trouble is that human language is limited and trying to use a finite language to describe the infinite is never going to be easy. [Read more…]

A Blessing for Holy Week Journeys

As I celebrated Palm Sunday with my congregation this year, I wondered: what way do they make, these palms that dance and wave to the sounds of our laughter, joy, and singing? [Read more…]

Jesus, the Cathedral and Me

Sometimes when I think about Jesus he seems so far away–someone in a distant time and place, more spiritual than physical, more transcendent than incarnate. [Read more…]