A Conversation on Communion amidst Covid-19

No one needs to be told that this has been a strange, challenging time in the life of the church—not only in the United States, where I live, but all over the world. For safety reasons, in-person gatherings were banned and individual congregations and leaders were left struggling with the question of how to be…… Continue reading A Conversation on Communion amidst Covid-19

Advent Thoughts on Running the Race

So, I have another reflection from my Advent devotional; this time on Hebrews 12:1-3: “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the…… Continue reading Advent Thoughts on Running the Race

The Power of a Theological Imagination

One of the perks of my work is that occasionally I get invited to write a back-cover endorsement for a new book.  I always love these opportunities:  I get to read a manuscript of some interesting book before it comes out in print, and try to offer a pithy, inviting endorsement.  It’s so much fun!…… Continue reading The Power of a Theological Imagination