Praying Through Stress

August is a great time to assess one’s stress levels. In every walk of life, people find summer to be unreasonably hectic. In the early

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Martha

Martha, Mary, and Myers-Briggs

The Myers-Briggs Test and Personality Assessment, a measurement tool in assessing different human temperaments, has been used in both the corporate world and in church

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jesus, sad, perplexed

Drag Queen Masculinity

We live in the age of attacks on the very concept of masculinity. I do not wish to overstate the case by inferring that all

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devil, demon, satan, evil

When We Listen to Lies

It occurred to me, recently, that when my family and I make breakfast on Saturday mornings, many of the dishes we make use the same

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wonder, exclamatory prayer

The Loss of Wonder

Belief in God and religious practice have lost a lot of popular acclaim in our society. Although Christians still comprise the majority of the population,

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Inner Peace

How do we hold onto our sense of internal peace when we feel that our world is being turned upside down, shaking our core beliefs

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race

On Not Being a Racist

When my wife and I moved from Cincinnati in 1978, we intentionally chose to relocate to the most diverse (formerly described as “integrated”) municipality in

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