Fly, Little Birds. Fly!

Fly, Little Birds. Fly!

I was a pastor for far too long to have a normal mind. Twenty-six years of coming up with a new sermon each week (two each week for the first seven years) shaped my brain to be constantly on the lookout for illustrations that might engage the congregation and help...
Why We Must Repent of Numbness and ‘Stay Angry’

Why We Must Repent of Numbness and ‘Stay Angry’

“Joy is the gift of love, grief is the price of love, and rage is that which protects what is loved.” I keep repeating these words of Valarie Kaur, an activist and spiritual teacher, over and over. Joy — so easily stolen. Grief — so unnecessary. Rage — so inescapable....