Young Voices: The word "martyr" means witness, and the Syrian witnesses blow me away.
Soul Seeing: Gift-giving traditions are at the heart of being made in the image and likeness of love; they connect us to something beyond ourselves.
Spiritual Reflections: The Gospel of Christmas invites us to reexamine our expectations. Where do we seek God? For thousands of years, God has been in the habit of appearing among us in the most unobtrusive ways.
Faith and Justice: The early Christians saw in Jesus the fulfillment of the hopes and promises of Isaiah. What they gradually realized was that they are now the body of Christ in the world.
Young Voices: I am following the points of deep desolation and of true consolation as I line up how I have paid attention to how the spirit has shown up in my life.
Tomorrow, Martin Scorsese's movie “Silence” opens at select theaters.
The Christian story begins with really good news: God has decided to accompany us in history. That’s more than enough reason to rejoice.
2016 in review: The 2016 election — with its polarizing campaign and surprising result — produced not only an unexpected president. It also gave us several of the year’s biggest religion news stories.
Spiritual Reflections: There's a real danger to sung prayer in the Advent season. Beautiful music can lead us to sing petitions that we might not let so easily pass our lips if we had considered the implications.
Soul Seeing: How do you grandmother in a world of social media, occasional yearly visits from kids, divorced couples, unchurched youth and diverse family life?