In the work of raising two children to live their lives as followers of Jesus, we have entered the important albeit irritating phase of teen angst, rejection, and challenge.
Learning from the Courage and Witness of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
What does it means to be a follower of Jesus when authoritarian leaders co-opt the gospel of peace for their own agenda of war and oppression?
Embracing Evangelism on the Feast of Saint Philip
I am absolutely fascinated when people in the Bible are picked up and moved by the Holy Spirit.
The lasting impact of Saint Jerome’s Words
Much of how we understand Christianity today was decided in the 4th century CE
You can’t get there from here…
I’m inspired by Aidan’s commitment to share the good news of Jesus Christ to people who needed to hear the message of salvation.
Celebrating the souls who helped us on our Christian journey
Today, All Souls Day, our family takes time give thanks for and share stories about family members and friends who have helped us along our Christian journey.
Prayer Pumpkins and Praying for Your Enemies
Yesterday, on day two, I awoke before the rest of our household and read the news, as I typically do each morning. The difference was yesterday as I read the news, my white prayer pumpkin was sitting in front of me.
The Partnership of Priscilla and Aquila
In one of the premarital counseling sessions with my wife, the therapist asked us about gender roles in our relationship.
The Contemplative and Courageous Bishop David of Wales
One of the reasons I love celebrating minor saint commemorations is that doing so gives our family the opportunities to talk about heroes of our faith and the history and geography of the Christian Church.
Embracing the Messy Season of Christmas
As we enter into the Christmas season I am struck, once again, at how messy life, family celebrations, and gift giving can be. T