An Awful Calculus Facing Parents and Children

An Awful Calculus Facing Parents and Children

My 14-year-old son participated in some awful calculus today. He heard that there was an active shooter at my school and, though he wanted to text me for assurance that I was OK, indeed, still alive, he feared that a beep or vibration might alert a predator to my...
Protecting Children in Conflict Zones

Protecting Children in Conflict Zones

Nearly 40 children living the Gaza Strip and the West Bank have lost their lives so far in 2022. Most recently, 17 children were killed in the Gaza Strip from Aug. 5-7, and two more were killed by the actions of Israeli law enforcement on Aug. 9 in the West Bank. On...
Theological Education, Debt and Jubilee

Theological Education, Debt and Jubilee

I attended seminary in the hopes of reconnecting to a faith that began to crumble around me. My Christianity informed by a historically white church and denomination did not fit quite right anymore. The rigid teachings began to crack under the pressure of curiosity,...