A growing number of younger clergy are looking to reclaim the theological heritage of the church, but we must also recognize that not all personal problems are theological problems.
We need to repent of the ways we have excluded the marginalized and we need to repent from the ways our understanding of what it means to be human is more often derived from our experience or observations than from the revelation of God in Jesus Christ.
What is the relationship between pastoral ministry and the Christian vocation of contemplation?
As a work that deals with the age-old questions of human motivations, wants, and fears, Befriending our Desires remains highly relevant
Placing names on the prayer list commits the parish to be involved in the lives of those for whom we pray.
There are reasons for people to leave a church, and sometimes the rationale for remaining can fly so high that it leaves people in the cold.
Ministerial training has increasingly moved towards the “practical” and the ethical, and away from the doctrinal and the abstract. What is implicitly said is that what matters is that ministers can offer pastoral care and lead communities in improving society
How do we encourage people to put themselves into the place of Job, so they see that God is really the one to whom they may need to complain and from whom they need to hear?