Autism and Easter

She was born perfect. She was born perfect. Second-born child with blonde hair, bright eyes and all the right sounds: “God had smiled on us,” her mother said. Life was good. Halfway through her second year a sinister spirit seeped into the soul of the...

Three Degrees of Separation

In 1893 a preacher came to town and stirred up folks against liquor. In his wake they prohibited church people from drinking, of course, and also from selling any form of alcohol. They went further, refusing membership to those who rent property to a saloon, who...

The Power of Public Theology

With similar emotion and energy, we pledge our allegiance to the nation and confess our faith in the one true God. Whether these two loyalties collaborate or collide is a matter of utmost importance and never more so than when a nation is at war. It is therefore a...

Autism and Easter

She was born perfect. Second-born child with blonde hair, bright eyes and all the right sounds: “God had smiled on us,” her mother said. Life was good. Second-born child with blonde hair, bright eyes and all the right sounds: “God had smiled on...

Unto the Third and Fourth Generation

The founding vision of a corporation is not easy to sustain, especially unto the third and fourth generation. Take, for example, the Norstan Corporation. Thirty-two years ago, Paul Baszucki and Sid Cohen gathered resources and ambitions in a garage and launched a...