On Faith

Winning isn’t as important as the worthy struggle

Winning can be a wonderfully exhilarating and validating experience.  Who doesn’t like to win, wh

On Faith

Just pretend: It’s worth imagining our lives in new ways

There are things that matter because they are tangible, solid, real and objective. And there are thi

On Faith

God With Us: Always cherish the reason for the season

This is the first week of Advent and Christians everywhere are beginning to make their preparations

On Faith

Without forgiveness, the most injured will be us

“The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness” was a book written by holocaust

On Faith

Praying for the Peaceable Kingdom

On Sept. 11 one recent year we traveled to Pennsylvania to conduct a funeral outside Pittsburgh. The

On Faith

Admitting we’re wrong is the gift of wisdom

The legend goes that Rev. Peter Miller was the pastor of a small Baptist church in Ephrata, Pennsylv

On Faith

Justice, mercy, grace: A few words express a lot

Theological language can be tricky. What precisely does predestination mean? How about apocalypticis

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Rather than hostility, promote love and praise

The New Testament is composed of 27 books. In terms of sheer volume, the weightiest section is the o

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Local houses of worship are key to building bridges

We often hear people lament that our communities just aren’t what they used to be. People have mov

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Talk less, listen more to find common ground

We read a fascinating book some time back by author Stephen Fried entitled “The New Rabbi.” A

On Faith

Let a calling make your heart glad, ‘feed’ the world

What’s special about you? What are you uniquely adept at accomplishing?  Maybe you can answer ins

On Faith

Adults can show young people it’s a joy to grow up

What is adulthood? Some of us mark our transitions to adulthood by a graduation ceremony. Others may

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