Giving Up American Heresies for Lent

In the tradition of giving something up for Lent, I have determined to give up American heresies. Not all of this is uniquely American; much of this has long roots elsewhere and some are ancient. However, old roots transplanted into a new environment can give rise to something both old …

LENTEN QUESTIONS: Acting in Trust

Perhaps the very oldest proclamation of Christian belief is to say: This Jesus, the Anointed One – who was crucified, buried, and risen, is the Lord of All.  In the era where the story of Jesus played out, to say, as followers of this Jesus did, that Jesus is Lord …

40 QUESTIONS FOR LENT

The word used for the Church season between Epiphany and Easter is Lent, which derives from an old word for spring, a …

Twenty Years Ago…

On that sunny Tuesday morning twenty years ago, I was driving my minivan (which served as our household school bus) down I-35 …