pandemic

Child walking in garden
Theology and Interpretation
Gardens Alive

Where I live, it’s time to plant summer vegetables. The fig trees, eager to awaken early, have [...]

ruins at Edinburgh Holyrood Abbey
Dear Working Preacher
Love among the Ruins

The story goes that Mark Twain was asked if he believed in infant baptism. “Believe in it?” [...]

frost pattern on glass
Theology and Interpretation
Spring Redemption

As I write in February, awaiting spring, Easter, and Earth Day (April 22), outside it is 18 [...]

walking labyrinth by ocean
Worship
Draw Near: Creative Prayer Ideas for Beleaguered Preachers

People in ministry have a [...]

snowy trees in forest with sunlight
Theology and Interpretation
Contemplating COVID Winter

In Texas where I grew up we didn’t bother much with winter. The year’s seasons [...]

bird standing on teal picnic table
Dear Working Preacher
An End to Ordinary Time

We are glad you landed on our new page as your settle into the routine of sermon [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Seeing Nature through Children’s Eyes

Last Christmas my son, a school principal in Miami, announced [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Pandemic, Race, and Environmental Justice

In my column two months ago, “Nature’s Warning,” I reflected [...]