Turning our faith into hope

By |2018-03-02T16:34:14-06:00April 22nd, 2015|

Last Sunday, walking into church, I noticed a couple of temporary pens in the front yard, where goats and sheep, bunnies and chickens, and more than a few children, milled about. Huh, I thought. That’s [...]

Taking it to the streets on Good Friday

By |2018-03-02T16:34:56-06:00April 4th, 2015|

Most Good Fridays, I go to my suburban church where I watch a service that is beautiful, moving, tear-jerking at times. It has been planned out for months, every note of music carefully scripted, every video [...]

Fasting before feasting

By |2018-03-02T18:59:14-06:00November 17th, 2011|

A week from today, Americans will gather around tables and eat. A lot. We will feast. Despite the name of the day, many will do so mindlessly. They will feast without being thankful, stress out [...]

Is giving an “investment”?

By |2018-03-02T19:00:05-06:00September 14th, 2011|

Less than a year ago, my family and I gave away our old mini-van to a welfare mom with five little kids. Today, I got an email saying the van had been having trouble, and [...]

Helping those in need

By |2008-11-20T20:20:32-06:00November 20th, 2008|

The holidays loom on the horizon, and with them, requests to donate to any number of worthy causes. so it is with both boldness and trepidation that I write today to tell you about my [...]

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