‘Just 15 Minutes to Mourn’

‘Just 15 Minutes to Mourn’

A CNN report in mid-March on the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the Brazilian population was strikingly sad, especially considering the rapidly increasing availability of vaccines. At one Rio de Janeiro cemetery – on the day of the report, March 22 – funerals were...
Why Laughter Will Fill the Church’s Future

Why Laughter Will Fill the Church’s Future

Plenty of trends look tough for the future of the church. We read about the rise of the “nones” who have no affiliation with a faith tradition, much less a church. We see the decline in attendance across mainline and evangelical churches. We wonder, “Will giving hold...
Chauvin Guilty Verdict Lets Us Breathe Again

Chauvin Guilty Verdict Lets Us Breathe Again

It has been almost a year since George Perry Floyd breathed for the last time face down on a street in Minneapolis on the evening of May 25, 2020. It has been almost a year since we learned that the official report issued by the Minneapolis Police Department...