Making Christianity Fit Our Picture-Perfect View

My husband, Bill, a freelance photographer, almost always has a camera nearby and loves taking pictures. One crisp, beautiful day recently we drove past our church, festively decorated for Christmas. We stopped and Bill got out and took his picture. The sky was bright...

Healthy Churches Don’t Look Down on Wanderers

The book of James closes with a most interesting assertion: “My brothers and sisters, if anyone among you wanders from the truth and is brought back by another, you should know that whoever brings back a sinner from wandering will save the sinner’s soul...

Trash Talking: When Litterbugs Bug You

I don’t think I made a conscious decision to accept the job, and certainly it wasn’t offered or assigned to me. But increasingly I find myself employed as an unsalaried groundskeeper around my neighborhood.   This is not a full-time position. I only put my...