What the world needs now…

I recently read Walter Brueggemann’s new book, Virus as a Summons to Faith, and it was exactly what I needed. It is such a strange, unprecedented time. We are locked down here, as I suspect most of us are in some way or another. We can’t entertain or visit with friends in our apartments. Meetings and […]

Fear Not

Every day, it seems, Donald Trump says something outrageous, offensive, down right mean and frequently contrary to the very highest and noblest values upon which the United States of America is founded. And every day his poll numbers rise. What in the world is going on? Pundits are scratching their heads. Republican Party leaders are […]

Book Recommendations from a Semi-Retired State

One of the many blessings of my semi-retired state is that I am now reading more books not directly related to preaching and the practice of ministry. I planned to read Elizabeth Johnson’s and Walter Brueggemann’s new books for my summer mental exercise. But the ratio between work and pleasure reading has wonderfully reversed itself. […]