Back in the early ‘80’s, when I was still living in Colorado, on Good Friday mornings a friend and I would take the 4 to 5 a.m. Night Watch shift at church, then we’d drive out to Warren Lake.
Frances Perkins: The Holy Relationship of Work and Faith
I am not sure if Frances Perkins is a household name for Christians. I can safely say she’s not mentioned in the same breath as […]
Celebrating the Conversion of a Man So Sure About Everything
I’m making another king cake for the Conversion of Saint Paul. The epiphanies will keep coming, whether by guiding star or blinding light or daily bread.
In the Moment of Fleeing to Egypt
The end of Christmas crashes the promised healing of the manger scene into the wounded world and the terror cultivated by those who fear the loss of power. Christ is already active in the world, but everything is not yet well.
Clutching Romans 5 on Election Day
All of the fault lines dividing us that have been exploited in American culture over the last four years will still be intact no matter when the ballots finish being counted and no matter who wins.
At-Home Prayer Stations for Election Day
Election Day is quickly approaching in the United States. Although any election season can be stressful, this year feels more stressful than others. For most […]
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.
We are inching ever-closer to the “first Tuesday after the first Monday in the month of November,” and whether you live in one of the five states that vote by post, plan to early vote, or are an enthusiastic wait-in-line, sticker-wearing, day-of participant, our most notorious opportunity for civic engagement is upon us.
Dr. Ford, Judge Kavanaugh, and Talking to the Children We Love
Editor’s Note: There is a sexual assault content warning for the following post. It was written yesterday in response to the testimony and questioning on […]