Recent Published Works
RBG AND THE DEATH OF SHARED HUMANITY
CHURCH ANEW BLOG
Sept. 24, 2020
I write this not to impose a Christian story on a Jewish Supreme Court Justice, who had her own rich faith and a very different understanding of Jesus and of the resurrection.
I write it instead for those of us who would call ourselves Christians and Americans, to suggest that before we work together and grow together and govern together and worship together, that perhaps we might first need to mourn together, not the image of RBG and what she represented to the right or the left, but for Ruth Bader Ginsburg the woman, created in the image of God, our human sibling who cared so very much for humanity.
HUMILITY AND CHRISTIAN CITIZENSHIP
Sept. 17, 2020
Perhaps American voters might not want a Christ-like politician. Perhaps American voters say they’re more concerned with economic gains, military power, and the rights of select groups. These are legitimate reasons to vote for a political candidate. But then those voters cannot claim to be guided by Jesus in their lives as Americans citizens.
DOLLARS AND CENTS: MAKE YOUR MONEY MATTER
CHRISTIANITY TODAY MAGAZINE
Deciding where to attend college has always been a tough decision. Figuring out how to pay for it is tougher. Figuring out where to attend and how to pay for college in the wake of a global pandemic—well, that can seem almost insurmountable.