The Sliding Scale of Faith

If our faith is not a simple on/off switch, then what is it? And what does it have to do with how we see and know God in the world?

Everyday Work Still Bears Good Fruit

The kingdom of God is not always lighting, thunder, and mountaintop moments. Sometimes it is safe, comfortable, reliable, everyday things. Dramatic or pedestrian, it is still work we are invited into.

Who Are My Mother and Brothers?

When Jesus asks "Who are my mother and brothers and sisters?" he is making a profound declaration about our true families and it is very good news.

A More Perfect Law

Very little in this life is as simple as always yes or always no, black and white. In today’s gospel passage we are reminded that when there is a question about the grey areas, God would have us err on the side of grace, mercy, and love.

Don't Burn Out, Burn Bright

Pastors and ministry leaders are some of the hardest-working people in the world—and they have the high rate of burnout to prove it.