The verbs are important. They’re what help us get out of Midian and encounter God. They’re how we live out our calling to be a community set apart. They’re what allow us to move from maintaining and keeping the status quo to searching for something more. But equally important is each of you and the words that you hear.Read More
I don’t know what a life of faithfulness looks like for you in the wake of what happened in Ferguson four years ago, yesterday in Charlottesville and every day to one degree or another. I can’t tell you exactly what God is calling you to do in the face of the fear, hatred, and intolerance that is pouring out of our country’s highest offices and now feel free to parade unmasked in our public squares. But I can guarantee that God is calling you to do something.Read More
We are a country divided.
However you voted this past Tuesday, and however you feel about the outcome of the election, there is no escaping that fact that we, as a nation, do not understand one another. Without discounting our potentially vast political differences, but focusing instead on our common faith and our search for God, our search for that which is good and true, we must ask ourselves, as people of faith, how is it that we are to respond, together, to the cultural divide that has been revealed in this election and to the new political scene in which we find ourselves.Read More