Zombie Church?

I’ve been intrigued by our American cultural fascination with zombies in recent years. TV shows, movies, books, and video games all seem to be populated by horrifying, mindless, undead beings bent on the consumption of others and the conversion of others to zombie-hood. A Google search of the word “zombie” returned over 182 million hits … Continue reading



I’m sitting here staring out my window watching water. Today we had a hard frost. The kind that collects in my too old window panes and hardens to a frost. Only now as the day finally warms can I see drops migrate and form clear trails. Though it is getting colder I am waxing poetic … Continue reading

Humans Anonymous

Opening Every Box

[This post is the eighth in a series called “Humans Anonymous” on the spirituality of twelve-step recovery and the insights it offers for anyone wanting to live a spiritually-centered life. The first installment can be found here; links to successive articles can be found at the end of each post.]   I’ve moved a lot … Continue reading



“FOCUSED ON THE GOAL, PHILIPPIANS 3:12-14, THE MESSAGE “12-14 I’m not saying that I have this all together, that I have it made. But I am well on my way, reaching out for Christ, who has so wondrously reached out for me. Friends, don’t get me wrong: By no means do I count myself an expert … Continue reading