Radical Inclusion in the Darkest Valleys

Several weeks ago, my church had a series on the Lord’s Prayer, picking apart all the elements of the well known prescription of appealing to God.  Near the end of the series was also a deep dive into Psalm 23, with a call to radically inclusive communion in a world that means you harm. God …

Evangelicalism in the Trump Era

I grew up in the Evangelical Christian world. Its various tenets that were most vaulted were: Missions (spreading the Gospel to other nations) Marriage sanctity and nuclear family (one man / one woman, having children) Christian education (curriculum designed for Christian families to be apart from non-Christian public education) American patriotism (gun rights, strict Constitutional …

Review: Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have 167 highlights and 11 notes in my Kindle for this book. That’s a new record for me. “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone” is a beautiful book. Nearly every page …