Sunday school. It was one of the main reasons I enjoyed church as a child. As a young adult, it sometimes still is. But there's a conversation brewing: Does Sunday school have a future?
Murderous regime in Khartoum, meet "Google Earth on lots of steroids": It's time for your close-up.
In light of an unsuccessful campaign to become the president of my middle school as an eighth grader, I have no plans on entering politics and running for political office.
Many of us are asking how we can "un-co-opt Christmas" from consumer culture. Asking questions like:
Last week I sat at a breakfast table with prominent New York City faith leaders. The topic of the morning was: "In this post-election moment, what issues are you passionate about?
Critiquing the thick irony of the Christmas season is fair.
A lot of us don't have as much disposable income as we had two or three years ago. Some of us have a lot less. But Christmas is coming, and we still want to give.
Today, on Armistice Day, 18 American military vets will commit suicide.
Some brief observations on the 2010 election season which, thankfully, has come to an end:
Not getting much sleep these days. Wondering if I'll ever get to sleep through the night again. I've heard that having small children changes your life. Consider that confirmed.