Being religious indicates something very basic: recognizing God as creator and responding with gratitude.
We need to disabuse ourselves of the notion that interest in politics is merely a hobby.
Something new is appearing in the culture: a dissatisfaction with a banal materialism and a nostalgia for a story that gives hope, one that tells of a sacred tree.
The 100 reflects a vague memory of Christian faith.
For Jesus, God and the emperor are so far apart that a competition between them is meaningless.
As a white vicar in a diverse Dallas congregation, I have had much to learn and try to understand in these difficult days.
We long for visible models of holiness, visible signs that there is more to our lives than the gray monotony of secular disenchantment.
Some say, "I want a relationship, not a religion." But I say "I rather like my religion, and I'm pretty sure it's good for me."