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December 01, 2020
Fig Tree Blues
When we are young, the future takes the shape of our formless hopes. When we are older our hopes take the shape of our expectations.
November 17, 2020
In Praise of Useless Beauty
Mission, rightly done, awakens others to joy. The seeing of Beauty is our re-cognition, our thinking-again, of our work in the world. Beauty...
November 13, 2020
New Bible Study Guide Launched for...
Marcos Torres, who pastors in Western Australia, has created "The Road" to tell the story of Jesus in a way that appeals to secular young people who...
Kim Allan Johnson
November 06, 2020
The Thomas We Never Knew
Labeling Thomas as "doubting" is a sad substitute for understanding. If we take time to know him more fully, a dramatically different, more complete...
November 03, 2020
Disregarding the Rest
What I find so poignant about this situation is that it really matters to both of us. Neither of us can easily walk away because we care about the...
November 02, 2020
A Christian Reads the Tao te Ching:...
We have to reclaim the importance of internal wisdom, or being willing to do the hard work of reflection and self-examination internally rather than...
October 20, 2020
Speaker for the Dead
The Psalms, like the prophets, are a fever reading of the body of believers. They scorch, they curl up at the edges, they blister my doily-shaped...
October 16, 2020
The Sabbath — Another Look
During the last several months, I have been contemplating the meaning of the Sabbath in relationship to the cross and the resurrection.
October 06, 2020
Neo-Revisionist Christian Pessimism
Hope is so much a part of the Christian ethos that it’s almost heresy to admit a certain pessimism in one’s temperament.
September 22, 2020
The Paleness of Winter Light
Racism is never only about color. That is simply code, in the shallowness and impatience of white supremacist thinking, for dominance, color being...
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