Posts tagged with: #Christian leadership

The Stones Will Continue to Cry Out

As he prepared to enter the city he was fully cognizant of the trials that lay ahead. He might have chosen to furtively slip in. Attempt to avoid those who...

Turn and See – the Isolated, the Marginalized, the Outcast, and the Broken-hearted

I had always interpreted his comment as reflecting impatience. Perhaps even being infused with a measure of displeasure and annoyance. Reaching the conclusion that he was irritated because someone had...

Small, but Mighty Acts of Resistance

Corruption and immorality had woven itself into the culture. Tensions were high as people were becoming increasingly polarized. They held fast to one side or the other. And peaceful resolutions...

A Response to Divine Grace

The woman is never identified by name. She doesn’t speak a word. She is simply referred to as “a woman in the city, who was a sinner.” While the exact...

We are to be the Light in This World

“You are burning lamps who the Lord has established on his sacred mountain to illuminate the darkness of the world by your word and example.” Elisabeth of Schonau, wrote this...

Speaking Truth, in Love and Grace

I know we’ve all been there. Where we’ve worried about someone. Felt disconcerted about some choices they were making. And we wrestled with whether we should say something. Wondering if...

The Importance of Sharing Our Stories

We hold tightly to our stories. Afraid to share their truths. Preferring to appear normal, to fit in, we end up hiding behind masks, feeling alone and disconnected. Unknown. We are...

The Two Sides of Routines

Driving the exact same route to work every day. Using a preferred coffee mug. Going year after year to the same place for summer holidays. Putting on our shoes or...

A Transformative Dinner Discussion

I am delighted to have one of my articles “A Transformative Dinner Discussion” published on “Around the Table” today! “It started just before dinner. As our three teenaged sons began...