Politics, Christians, and Oil

What might Christians  bring to the discussion about the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster and our national dialogue on energy?  I have  been thinking and  blogging intermittently about the oil spill and also about community and what that means. This week I’ve been thinking about the ways these two topics intersect. Christians have a particular worldview, even I […]

Community of the Wonderful

The disciples were flawed people. But you knew that, right? Thomas doubts. Peter denies. Judas betrays. We mostly think about them as individuals. Thomas doubts. Peter denies. Judas betrays. We don’t always think about the community of disciples and what life in that community was like. We don’t have too many clues about the community life of the […]

Finding Our Way: Which Stories?

Stories have great power. That’s why we tell stories at family gatherings and around campfires. That’s why we read novels and go to the movies. That’s why we love bedtime stories. Stories have great power.  Stories can make us cry. Stories can make us cheer. Stories can build community. Stories can express more that the […]