Too Much Pluribus, Not Enough Unum

I feel so cliche coming home from a visit to Germany with scores of pictures of the magnificent kirches, churches, at the center of every hamlet and city across Deutschland. I was one of the thousands of visitors from around the world each day (except, curiously,...

Would Jesus Shop at Wal-Mart?

I accepted a unique opportunity to appear in a 30-second “Wake Up Wal-Mart” commercial. It appears across the nation on major television networks this Thursday and Friday. “Wake Up Wal-Mart” (wakeupwalmart.com) is a national campaign that...

God Intersects with First and Broadway

Thomas Merton, the famous author and monk, had a revelation of God at Fourth and Walnut in Louisville, so I shouldn’t be surprised to have a similar experience a few blocks away. The afternoon sun beat down on the group of 75 people huddled around the portable...