Category: humanness

Advent & Original Sin

This is a stunning statistic: There have been more mass shootings than days in this year. As of December 1 (day 335), there were 385 mass shootings that took place in the US. In the last 72 hours, two more have occurred at naval…

Waiting to Exhale

My assumption was that, during an asthma attack, the core issue is that you can’t breathe–hang with me–specifically that you can’t inhale. The airway constricts leaving the sufferer unable to breathe in the oxygen that is required to keep them, well, alive.

Set Your House In Order: Why We Must Stop Passing The Buck And Actually Do Something

These are our issues to sort, not our children’s. We must respond to these situations and issues in ways that create a world that is a just, generous, and equitable place for future generations.

The Space Between, Episode Zero: Just Keep Moving

It’s finally here! Episode Zero of my new podcast, The Space Between, is now online. In this initial episode I talk about faith, the Bible, and why movement is inherent within the Christian Tradition. 

Letting Go & Letting Come: A Litany for Ash Wednesday

As we approach the beginning of Lent I am reminded of how difficult it can be to find a litany for Ash Wednesday…

God Meets Politics, part one: Render Unto Caesar

When you broach the subject of faith and politics (like I did here and here), it tends to lead to more questions about how these two realms (for lack of a better word) interact. For many people the question is should they even interact…

Famous Last Words: I Am Thirsty

For part one, click here.  For part two, click here.  For part three, click here.  For part four, click here. John 19v28, CEB After this, knowing that everything was already completed, in order to fulfill the scripture, Jesus said, “I am thirsty.” We come…

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