How Do We Balance Accountability and Mercy?

How Do We Balance Accountability and Mercy?

It is important that the biblical story of Jonah be more than the beginning of a “did that really happen?” debate. In fact, Jonah’s placement among the prophetic books of the Bible should tell us that, like the other prophetic works, the story of Jonah will cause us...
Pollination Nation

Pollination Nation

As waves of pollen sweep the nation from south to north, sniffles and sneezes follow in their train, along with the occasional muttered curse. At the right time of year, wind in the pines can produce billowing clouds of yellow stickiness. Oak and other hardwoods are...

Forgiveness is When You Put Up with an Uneven Score

I felt I was being cheated, and then the service manager mocked me. I had taken my car in because the check engine light was on; it was running fine when I took it in. I agreed to pay $65 for a diagnostic test. After two hours, they told me they could not find a...