My feeble attempts at Spanish were complicated by the idiomatic peculiarities of the language.
A way to save Social Security, Medicare and Lockheed Martin.
Fortunately, social structures are well established. If you're cool.
I'd miss the good old days, but they were before my time.
Funerals need to be a little more balanced, with time for rebuttal.
As we enter the heart of the political season and brace ourselves for the spectacle of two grown men competing for the favor of a nation (personally, I prefer Peter Jennings over Dan Rather), l
This being our special issue on the environment, I must preface my remarks about wanting to strangle the squirrel in my bedroom wall by first reassuring the reader that, here at Sojourner
The Bible has one problem: They left out half the good stuff.
As I begin my 30th year at Sojourners As I begin my 30th year at Sojourners,
It's morning in Iraq, or, depending on your time zone, afternoon. Then again, it could be late at night, and you're wondering where the day went.
What would Jesus do? Turn the police horses into bunnies.
Remember the TV commercial where a man is walking down a dark city street and nervously glances back at two shadowy figures?
Filmmaker Michael Moore loves to pick at the sores of America's self-delusions, and he's really good at it.
As our nation prepares for war againstdepending on the mood of the presidental Qaeda, Iraq, or unnecessarily big words (such as "civil liberties"), it is a sober time in America,
Why can't really scary diseases have really scary and obvious symptoms?
Those of you just back from vacation might need a quick reminder about the state of the world. It's not good.
When Sojourners' CultureWatch editor asked me to write about my "favorite things," I gave a quick "Sure!" It's not often that I get to talk about McDonalds' new "Tangy
Some readers have complained that this column has become too personal, too focused on my being a great father, an award-winning art director, and a god-like figure to the rest of the staff.
The wise man built his house upon the rock. The foolish man built his house upon the sand. Then the foolish man sold his house to me,
Since Sojourners is a bimonthly magazine, you depend on us to cover the breaking news, with up-to-the-minute commentary on hot stories like Afghanistan which, by the time you read this
Those of you in the hinterlandswhen youre not taking care of your hinterare probably wondering what life is like now in Washington, D.C., the nations capital, the most
This has been a year of major milestones for our family, not the least of which was the realization that I might finally be allowed to use our bathroom.
It's not a matter of who's wrong or right, unless Santa somehow gets involved.
Why shouldn't kids be allowed to have their fun, for gosh sakes?
It's no surprise that humans are smarter than roundworms. Well, most humans, anyway.
I was either having a major cardiac event or was standing in a pool of water being repeatedly struck by lightning.
Because our oldest daughter absolutely refuses to join the Merchant Marines after high school, she made me drive through New England this summer looking at prospective colleges.
In just a few short months you'll wake up on a crisp Tuesday after the first Monday in November and do your part to dramatically affect the course of history. That's the day you discover your mor
There comes a time in every mans life when he has to begin a sentence with a really bad cliche. This is one of those times. You see, words are not coming easy to me these days.