When the Broken-Hearted People Agree

I love to tease my classically trained minister of music that if he does my memorial service, I want the Beatles song “Let It Be” to be used as the central anthem. I also regularly aggravate him by suggesting that the same song should be in our hymnal....

Learning From the Oppressed

“You know,” the young man across the table said, “American Christians are oppressed, too.” When I asked him to explain he simply said, “By your culture.” Then he picked up his chopsticks and returned to his bowl of rice and chicken...