When Integrity Leaves the Public Square

When Integrity Leaves the Public Square

Chaos is swirling about in our public life. Its troubling effects seem to be touching many dimensions of our communal life: education, religion, personal relationships and our capacity to maintain community. This is one of the many challenges that face us in this...
Holy Week Through the Lens of Covenant Faith

Holy Week Through the Lens of Covenant Faith

The traditional reminders of the details of the Gospel’s Easter portraits are so familiar that finding creative ways to engage that experience can be a challenge. Sometimes an encounter, or a combination of encounters, can bring fresh insight into a familiar...
Wisdom’s Place at the Table

Wisdom’s Place at the Table

Wisdom is a virtue that seems to be universally valued among the cultures of the world. It is hard to imagine a reasonable argument against its value as a perspective on life’s issues and challenges. The various branches of the counseling profession, as well as the...
U.S. Faces Crossroads on Reckoning With History

U.S. Faces Crossroads on Reckoning With History

Among the colloquial expressions that I remember from my background is a response to some assertion of an idea or opinion – “I reckon.” Most of the time, as I recall, its meaning was something along the line of “I agree,” perhaps with a bit more nuance: “I hear what...