A church that loves the prophets

Are the prophets merely the forerunners of the non-profits, God’s agents of social improvement in the lives of those who need it most?

The burden of self-righteousness

The social pressure to "apologize" is always intended to make the person submit and conform to the herd. Until that time, the public shaming will be relentless.

It isn’t fair, Manasseh

Justice, it would seem, is deferred. Our fathers pass the buck to us, and we pass it to the next generation.

Should intransigence be praised?

Weisberg's thesis: Conservatives tend to be more intransigent than liberals, and liberals need to learn from their opponents on that score. (Please, God, no!)

Being in remission

Once in awhile, something that I say as a part of the liturgy just leaps off of the page and grabs me.

Graceful boys

For these boys, every day is a chance to become a new creation. And that's grace.