Let us not fear the in-between as a place of despair but treasure it as the place where true, eternal hope reigns.
Twenty years since 9/11, and where are we now?
The world is scary right now, but we can choose to hope anyway.
Where it’s summer all year ’round
There’s an invincible summer that lives within you–and it has a name.
Love under pressure
Love dares us to change our way of caring about each other–and ourselves–under pressure.
Etch a Sketch New Year
2020 took a lot from you. That’s true. It also gave.
Take the RISK: The ministry of reconciliation
Pastor Mike Todd’s message on racial reconciliation, re-presented, is the best out there on Christians’ role in racial healing. Watch the video, read the notes, change your life.
O come all ye faithful
A poem about how Jesus isn’t surprised by your failure in the face of racism–and still calls you to love.
Kingdom good isn’t the same as our good
If you must weep today, make it for joy. For this day that marks the end of death and sin.
Known knowns, known unknowns, and unknown unknowns
There are known knowns and there are known unknowns. But there are also unknown unknowns―things we don’t know that we don’t know. When people greeted Jesus on Palm Sunday, joyfully crying “Hosanna!” they had all three kinds of facts. They knew they needed a savior.They knew they didn’t know how he’d do it.They couldn’t imagine …
Watch your mouth
What’s coming out of your mouth today? Obviously, right now we’re all super into washing our hands (anyone else’s hurt?) and minding how we cough/sneeze (dabbing is cool again!), but those aren’t the only contagion vectors we should be concerned about. Think about it. When you cough or sneeze, you make a choice. Do I …
Social distancing, not spiritual distancing
It seems bleak right now, doesn’t it? Schools closed.Events cancelled.States of emergency. The news addiction is real, too. I’ve been on Facebook more in the last 24 hours than the last 24 days, watching reports—both official and anecdotal—roll in with increasing anxiety. It’s not the virus I’m concerned about. Yes, coronavirus is nasty. But people can …