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He Comes in Love for Life

Once upon a time, I sat in a wooden pew and listened to “the gospel story” told to me by the Southern Baptist pastor of a small country church about three hours north of here. The story I heard goes something like this: Humans are sinful. Ever since Adam & Eve’s great act of disobedience ...

The Stories We Live By

Leading up to our wedding, my wife and I participated in pre-marital counseling with our officiant, a former theology professor of mine who has mentored me over the years. She encouraged us to ask ourselves a question in moments of conflict when emotions run high. “What story am I hearing in her words (or tone, ...

Let’s get to work

Last week I met a group of reformers in Chicago that has given me new energy and vision for the inclusive justice work I want to do. Our journey as The Reformation Project's 2018 Leadership Development Cohort began in January with three months of studying about biblical interpretation, LGBTQ inclusion, racial justice, community organizing and ...