Do You See What I See?

We ask ourselves this question each Advent season, mainly because it’s the opening query of the night wind to the little lamb in the holiday... Read More »

Understanding Advent

Speaking to children about theology, the church’s teachings, or liturgical seasons requires far more than coming up with a mental script. It demands pretty extensive... Read More »

The Use of the “N” Word

The blog entry that follows was composed as a follow-up to an NAES Biennial Workshop entitled, “Cultivating Civil Humans: Changing the Narrative.” Cheleah Googe and... Read More »

Far from the Tree

While looking for something to watch last week, I encountered Andrew Solomon’s remarkable documentary, Far from the Tree. Based on his bestselling book of the... Read More »

Sacred Candles

I think that most of us who are either clergy or laypeople actively involved in ministry would admit that, despite our best efforts, our family’s... Read More »


Simon Peter first met Christ on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, a story we hear in the fifth chapter of the Book of Luke.... Read More »

An Attitude of Gratitude

We all know that our mood affects everything and everyone around us. Bad traffic, a difficult start to the day, feeling overworked or underappreciated —... Read More »