“Gay” used to mean happy. “Sick” used to mean illness. “Cool” meant put on a sweater. Right now I’m just relaxing on vacation (and yes,
Forget face lifts. Here are some life lifts. Much of my work includes swimming in currents of words that lead to channels of growth and change. In the midst
Many of you will eat pancakes today. Why? Tomorrow some people will have ashes on their foreheads. Huh? And some of you will “give up”
Prayer is like the ocean. You know about it, but you don’t. Just because you can swim doesn’t mean you’re an expert on the mind-blowing
Why do bad things happen to good people? Why does a good God allow suffering? Harold Kushner asked these questions especially after his son was
It’s the world’s most shop-lifted book! 50 copies are sold every minute. It’s the global #1 best-seller. It’s the most quoted and most influential single-volume
You don’t know what you believe until you say it. This statement is at the heart of what confession is about. Words have power. Whoever
It was a high school party on December 31st. At 11:55 p.m. a friend I played hockey with said his resolution was to quit smoking.
I decided against posting something about the end of the world. It really hasn’t been on my radar. (For the reason read Mark 13: 32)
“We should get out of Christmas.” That’s what a very devout friend of mine recently said. She meant that we should just stop the whole
(This appeared as part of my annual Christmas letter to the congregation) Dear Jesus of Nazareth, Saviour of the World: You are not born yet.
Sometimes when you bash your head against a moving train, it’s too severe for just a Band-Aid. When you say to someone, “How are you?”