Are You Hearing Two Ways to Say the Same Thing?

Are You Hearing Two Ways to Say the Same Thing?

Not many people quote Chuck Colson and William Sloane Coffin in the same breath. That is one of the problems in the church today. We draw lines in the sand between liberal and conservative and tend to camp out on one side of the line or the other. However, if we...

Saints Are Diverse And All Around Us

For about a year now I have been piecing together stories of saints I have met over the last 50 years. Of the dozen or more lives I have written about I met them all but one. That is because Lois Howard Mashburn died two months before I was born. Lois’ father...

Remembering William Sloane Coffin

Bill Coffin has died. Rev. William Sloane Coffin was likely the most influential liberal Protestant clergyman and leader of his generation. One of the first white men to go South and be arrested in the civil rights movement, one of the first church leaders to dissent...