Column: A handshake from Mother Teresa was a highlight of my years compiling the future saint's future obit.
Column: Compromise may be anathema in a religious sphere, but it is the way things get done in the political one.
Column: After a veteran is unctuously thanked, how many thankers hand them a few hundred dollars of gratitude? Or just buy them a meal?
Election 2016: In addition to electing a president in November, voters will be selecting a new Congress, and those races are looking increasingly interesting.
Column: I think we need to be reminded to love the folks who literally live on either side of us, on our block, in our neighborhoods.
Column: "With Beyond Meat, we have a chance to transform not just diets but also what happens to our ecosystem or to animals."
Column: I chose not to watch the videos of the deaths of James Foley, Alton Sterling or others.
Column: I dissent on some of her record, but our two meetings made an impression.
Column: My heroes are the women and men whose stories include loss, struggle, even tragedy, as well as great accomplishment or success. Their stories are real.
Most of my ministry has been in service to youth and young adults, so it is from them that I have learned about God's working in subtle and not-so-subtle ways.