I totally took advantage of being the older brother. My desire for more drove my selfishness.
Are the Sacraments Superfluous? Harriet Tubman and the Question of Baptism
Gathered around the baptismal font, right before questions are asked and promises are made, parents are instructed to “name this child.”
A Priest, A Poet, a Lover of Christ
Today we celebrate the Feast of George Herbert, Anglican priest and poet, who died in 1633.
Laying down our burdens during Lent
The Samaritan woman, whom the orthodox church names Saint Photini, carries a burden of shame along with her water jar as she walks the through heat and dust.
In Search of Renewal: Remembering Emily Malbone Morgan
When I was young, my grandmother hinted that maybe I would be the first person in our family to be ordained.
Finding grace in flowers and snow and everywhere in between
Margaret of Cortona is remembered for her spirit of repentance and supplication.
The Storm, the Whirlwind, and the Earthquake
“Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.” —Frederick Douglass
Agatha of Sicily and Celebrating Whole Womanhood
Maybe you, like me, are surprised to see Pamela Anderson in a Christian education blog.
Explaining What We Believe
The priest, whose classmates had called him “the dumb ox” because of his huge stature and quiet demeanor, was Thomas Aquinas.
Timothy, Titus, and Beloved Underdogs
Timothy and Titus were not fresh out of central casting for their roles. They were unlikely leaders. They were underdogs.