I Could Really Use Your Help, You Know!

I am presenting a paper on reconciliation at a conference in a few short weeks where I could use some personal stories and statistics. In the paper, I argue that racism, sexism and other forms of societal injustices have had an adverse impact of people's faith. Specifically, I contend that a history of oppression, exploitation …

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Power in the Emergency Room

"Have you ever wondered why God is so big and powerful while you are in the emergency room?" This was the question that was posed at the end of a radio broadcast I listened to earlier this week. Why is it that God's power, his presence, his Spirit shows up in times that we are …

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Eleven Years Later: Reflections on 9/11

I remember the day as if it were yesterday, okay maybe the day before yesterday. The summer months were drawing to a close, my first semester of school had just begun and for the first time in my life I was out on my own and it was nice. There was nothing inherently special or …

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