To the Single Mom Who Struggles

To the Single Mom Who Struggles

I clearly remember one specific portion of my very first convocation in seminary. There was a generalized feeling of awe upon me as I entered Truett Seminary’s chapel in the fall of 2018. I felt what probably could best be described as that “cloud of witnesses” in the...
The Jesus of Our Making

The Jesus of Our Making

A friend was lamenting the overt racism, loss of truthfulness and the absence of compassion in American society today. Prompting the answer that I knew he knew, I asked: “And from where do these attitudes and actions come?” “Church people,” he said sadly and...
What’s in Your Bowels?

What’s in Your Bowels?

In a column from last October (“Going in Style”), I described the discovery of a palatial residence on a hill overlooking Jerusalem, found during salvage excavations in 1919-20. The residence was near what is now known as Arnon Hanatziv Promenade, a public park where...