Family Matters

Family Matters

I have family on my mind.  Mine and those of WGA group members and our supporters.  Spurred on by an article in the Atlantic, and leaning heavily on one of David Brooks’ illustrations, I want to remind us all that Family Matters. The Nuclear Family In his recent...
Jesus Calls Mary Back to Basics Again

Jesus Calls Mary Back to Basics Again

Reading books, and discussing the points raised by the author; leapfrogging off each other’s thoughts and reactions with even further exploration—now that’s what I call fun!  Two times a week I am thus engaged. Currently, one of the sessions is focused on Bible study...
Epstein and You: Closure in the Absence of Justice

Epstein and You: Closure in the Absence of Justice

Jeffrey Epstein is in the news again, or still and again to be precise. Notoriety and intrigue follow the accused pedophile even after his “alleged suicide,” or “alleged murder,” (depending on whether you trust the forensic professional who did the autopsy or place...
From Dead-end to Life Abundant

From Dead-end to Life Abundant

It is true that paying attention to our heart’s desires, our personal preferences and passions, offers important clues as to our core longings and hopes and dreams.  BUT… a fruitful and successful pursuit of our dreams presupposes that we know ourselves well. ...
Ministry of Reconciliation Every Day

Ministry of Reconciliation Every Day

For several months now, my articles have focused on the task all Christ followers have been given by God Himself.  Found in the New Testament, the mandate is plainly stated:  Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is...