How We Can Help ‘Spare’ Children

How We Can Help ‘Spare’ Children

Prince Harry’s autobiography is making international headlines and it quickly reached the top of the best sellers’ list. I confess a complete lack of curiosity regarding all things related to the British monarchy. However, the title of Harry’s book, Spare,...
Learning From a Scorched-Earth Sermon

Learning From a Scorched-Earth Sermon

Matthew 23 is a barn burner, a scorched-earth sermon. Chronology in the Gospels is hard to nail down. Jesus certainly taught some of his material on several occasions, and our obsession with a precise timeline was not a principal concern when the Gospels were written....
The Evolution of U.S. Evangelicals

The Evolution of U.S. Evangelicals

Evangelicals have become an angry and selfish lot within U.S. society. These are harsh words that I take no pleasure in writing, but sadly, it is true. The American experience enshrined in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights were...
Voting Is the Beginning of Democracy

Voting Is the Beginning of Democracy

I helped a client find where to “early vote” in her county last week. After she had voted, she texted me that she was successful, noting that it was not crowded and that she looked forward to the results. I texted her back, “You have just saved democracy.” Perhaps, we...