A Short Course in Suffering

By Daniel Martins  Susanne, my late mother-in-law, was a devout believer. Raised in a strict Anabaptist faith community, she left that tradition as a young adult over what she thought was an excessive legali... Read More...

Throwback Thursday: Where are We Looking?

Recent events have (or should have) shaken many of us who call the church home. Ongoing revelations of abuse and its cover up. The discovery of mass graves of indigenous children in Catholic-run residential sch... Read More...

“When I Use a Word”: Humpty Dumpty on Evangelicalism

By Charlie Clauss When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.” “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so many different things.” “The question is... Read More...

The Way of Love: Turn

Part of a series on The Way of Love. Other previous entries are available here. By Charlie Clauss Presiding Bishop Curry should be applauded for his work to bring the Episcopal Church the program, The Way... Read More...

George Floyd and Simon of Cyrene: De Profundis

By Clint Wilson What would I have done if I were there? Can you imagine what it would have been like to be present, to stumble upon the local law enforcement taking one more criminal to his appointed end? ________________________________________ I deci... Read More...

Death is Staring Us Down

By Cole Hartin People will tell me that the reality of death so far exceeds the thought that when we actually get there, all our fine fencing amounts to nothing. Let them say so: there is no doubt whatsoever t... Read More...

Love, but Not Like That

If we want to understand what Christian love is, we must begin not by talking about ourselves but by talking about the God who loves and whose love looks like Jesus Christ and him crucified for the remission of our sins.