May 5, 2019

The church needs to talk about suicide. The contrasting stories of Peter and Judas give us a way to open the conversation. Read more

April 21, 2019

In the midst of black holes, burning churches, and political corruption, how can Easter put us in the proximity of hope? Read more

April 19, 2019

If Congress wants to send a message to Russia – or any other entity that seeks to undermine and disrupt democracy – then the most obvious way to do this is to impeach Donald Trump. Read more

April 12, 2019

Marvin A. McMickle has gifted preachers with a volume that will serve both early-career ministers as well as those further along their paths of ministry. Read more

April 5, 2019

Jesus was executed at Golgotha – the trash dump outside the city of Jerusalem. Today, we have turned this entire planet into a trash dump that is crucifying entire ecosystems, communities, oceans, animals, birds, fish, and our own bodies. Read more

March 31, 2019

We don’t know how the story of the Prodigal Son ends. That’s where grace begins for my sister and me. Read more

March 25, 2019

Is God really the vineyard owner in the parable of the Fruitless Tree (Luke 13:1-9)? Are we the barren tree threatened with the ax?  Maybe we need to rethink that interpretation. Read more

March 21, 2019

It’s been 16 years since the start of the Iraq War.  For the record – some Christian ministers preached against this war. We got strong push-back. But history bears the truth and necessity of our prophetic witness.  Read more

March 19, 2019

The movie First Reformed portrays negative stereotypes about both Christianity in America and environmental activists. But maybe they serve a larger purpose. Read more

January 27, 2019

What makes for ‘good preaching’? This is a sermon about sermons, about what it means to preach and listen to the Word of God. Read more

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