I can’t emphasize enough how important these retreats are for children.
Love Your Enemy. Love Your Neighbor
It was 7:00 in the morning and someone was knocking at my door.
That They All May Be One
A high school friend tells the story of the first time his father, an East Texas boy, visited his mother’s family in the Bronx.
Necks of Iron, Foreheads of Bronze
“I knew that you are stubborn; your neck is iron and your forehead is bronze.” —Isaiah 48:4
I’m just glad he’s not gay.
And all day I have listened to partisan commentators insist that their own hateful and inflammatory rhetoric against the LGBTQIA+ community cannot be blamed for this incident, because the shooter is “one of their own.” Hypocrites! Viper’s brood!
Relational Theology: The Cornerstone of Our Ethos
Our love for God can only be manifested by our love for our neighbor.
The Godless Creation
I used to quote this passage to my students at the evangelical university where I taught for ten years. They always nodded in sage agreement, murmuring appreciatively—until I told them the verse wasn’t from the Bible. It’s an Islamic hadith, one of a large collection of wisdom sayings that complement and amplify the Qur’an.
The Loose Tooth and Ordinary Time
I have been thinking about Jesus’ life on earth and trying to wrap my head around what his life might have been like.
Praying Compline with children during this summer of disruption, violence, and injustice
It’s 9 pm on a Tuesday evening, and my 9 and 11 year old boys have just finished their second full day of Camp Mama.
How Intergenerational Ministry Looks at Saint Michael & All Angels
Early on in my church ministry, I received the book Sticky Faith from a parishioner