How Christians Can Be Attitude Leaders in Times of Deep Transition (Part 1 of 4)

God built this earth on tectonic plates and the universe on the dying and rising of a great family of stars. He founded the universe on change. Strange for a Being we think of as The Great Unchanging One. This means that, no matter how firmly we grasp onto human tradition or institution, we better ...

The Shaping of Our Hearts

  Hey Friends, For the next few months I have a challenge for you. It has to do with your heart. Your heart plays a bigger role in your life than you may realize. Its rhythms are essential. If it is a strong or a weak muscle, either way it will impact everything else you do. And your ...


Humility For Our To-Do Lists

This morning I was driving, on my way to work, when I saw my daughter unexpectedly at her day care. Guarded faithfully by her teachers and the school’s playground fencing, she was in lost in wonder among a group of children, swarming in controlled chaos. She was oblivious to my passing by. As I pulled ...


Equipping Lydia

I wanted to invite you to check out this video from the founder of Equipping Lydia, Rev. Laura Beach.  Here Laura describes the work of spiritual direction and creating space for men and women to experience the touch of God's love for them and the world they inhabit.  Currently, I offer spiritual direction through EL ...


Baptismal Spirituality

The Christian life makes more sense when we understand our baptism. When we are frustrated that our dreams are taking longer than we want to come true, when life takes its detours, and when we disappoint others and ourselves, it will help us to remember that we are in the middle of a long baptismal ...


Jesus Through A Diamond

Why are there four portraits of Jesus? Why do they have differences from one another? This excerpt from my New Testament Essentials class works through the general differences of the passion narratives.


A Jigger Full of Jagger

I came across this, my first online 'about' page, from 2004. It is fun to read it again. Over a decade later, it still rings true: -A Jigger Full of Jagger- Captivated by mythology, I tangle with reality Quite content, a stranger here, not to be alone Who am I? I'll tell you who I'm ...

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