All the Nations

I listened to a podcast on my commute to work yesterday titled “Jim Wallis in Conversation: Revealing Ways to Bridge the Divide.” In Episode 1, he interviews his friend, Rev. William Barber in a conversation about systemic racism, Christianity, American politics, and movements that are making a difference in the world. I’ve heard snippets of…

Relocating

Just under a year ago, we moved to a new home. There are only about eight miles between the former home and this one, but the process of moving was still daunting and exhausting — all the boxes, all the tape, all the cleaning and organizing, and purging. At the same time, it was exciting,…

People are asking…

Today I had a former fellow Methodist congregant ask me about Islam, sharia, and hadith. There are a lot of sources for such information, and I’m thankful that he asked me. Here is my response: “To get you started, I will begin by considering hadith. First, hadith is trickier than the Qur’an, because it is…

Only in America

Camping. International visitors. A lost purse. And a miracle. Only in America.