What I hadn’t told anyone, and had barely acknowledged to myself, is that was in the middle of a complete unraveling of my faith...
This is a stunning statistic: There have been more mass shootings than days in this year. As of December 1 (day 335), there were 385 mass shootings that took place in the US. In the last 72 hours, two more have occurred at naval bases. Which immediately reminded me of an interesting detail from the … Continue reading Advent & Original Sin
My assumption was that, during an asthma attack, the core issue is that you can't breathe--hang with me--specifically that you can't inhale. The airway constricts leaving the sufferer unable to breathe in the oxygen that is required to keep them, well, alive.
These are our issues to sort, not our children's. We must respond to these situations and issues in ways that create a world that is a just, generous, and equitable place for future generations.
It's finally here! Episode Zero of my new podcast, The Space Between, is now online. In this initial episode I talk about faith, the Bible, and why movement is inherent within the Christian Tradition.
As we approach the beginning of Lent I am reminded of how difficult it can be to find a litany for Ash Wednesday...
When you broach the subject of faith and politics (like I did here and here), it tends to lead to more questions about how these two realms (for lack of a better word) interact. For many people the question is should they even interact at all? Can't we just keep God and our politics in … Continue reading God Meets Politics, part one: Render Unto Caesar