I’d like to challenge you to show up at your local faith community, to take communion (as we will at Wake Forest Presbyterian – you are welcome at our church), and to turn your heart toward the spectacular initiative of New Life that we celebrate, and that we strive to live into with creativity, with faithfulness, and with joy.More
The other day I spent some time updating my “profile” on some site that carries my work. It’s hard to keep everything current, and I noticed this particular bio still featured our residency as Florida, Andrew and Alicia as living in Italy, Naomi and Craig in Connecticut, and no sign of my latest book, Pilgrim in Progress. My […]More
I’ve had to laugh at all the epic natural disaster references running around the past couple of days. “Snowpocalypse,” “Snowmageddon” (often misspelled as Snowmaggedon), “Snowzilla”, and the so-often-overused, “Storm of the Century.”More
a huge number of Americans seem to be hooked by this cynical ploy, and then reeled in without so much as a question.
And that – friends and readers – worries me much more than the rhetoric that has been designed so cleverly, and deployed so cynically to capitalize on such fear.More
Today I have a simple message for this space. The meme is the scripture I used in yesterday’s post (“When the message of Jesus gets loose”), pasted onto the photo I captured heading in to my Saturday morning men’s Bible study. The scripture is clear. Too many people live in darkness, and in the shadow of […]More
So I’ve been thinking about all the refugee conversation that’s been rattling all around the news, the “water-cooler,” and social media this past week. I’ve been kind of horrified, to be honest, at the way fear has wormed its way into the consciousness, the opinions, and the decision-making of so many. “Forget the Statue of Liberty,” many […]More