When we are so certain we know how God works, we miss what God’s actually up to right before our eyes. We need God to break us out of our tired old ways of thinking and seeing. … More Do You See What God’s Up To?
Isn’t there at least a possibility that, by some mysterious, divine power, the extraordinary infuses the ordinary and makes a new reality possible? … More The Extraordinary within the Ordinary
This interaction between Jesus and the woman was a moment of intimacy between two people who were socially very different from one another. The result of their boundary-crossing interaction was healing, wholeness, and grace. … More Boundary-Crossing Healer
Behind the myth of scarcity is fear that if others get more, then I will have less. It’s as though all of life is a zero-sum game, where if you win, then I lose. The truth is that there really is enough for all of us: enough money, enough resources, enough care, enough compassion, enough dignity. … More Faith, Not Fear
In Jesus’ absence, this is what ministry looks like: Empowered by the Holy Spirit, we are the ones doing the work, telling the story of Jesus and emulating his life and work for the entire world. It’s up to us: just a bunch of ordinary people in extraordinary roles in challenging times. … More It’s Just Us (and the Holy Spirit)