How to Discover Your Spiritual Gifts

It's less about self-assessment tests and more about becoming who you already are. Read More

The New Reality for Teachers

How Sandy Hook has changed our responsibility to our nation’s students. Read More

Why Did Jesus Talk in Parables?

What Jesus' unique (and often confusing) ministry shows us about our own stories. Read More

"Who lives in a pineapple under the sea (and is awful for kids' learning abilities)?" A new study suggests watching just nine minutes of SpongeBob Squarepants can cause learning problems in 4-year-olds. (This is one of those did-we-really-need-a-study-to-determine-this-fact studies.) ...


Jesus Meant to Confuse You

A lot of Jesus' teaching was intentionally mysterious. Was He trying to keep people away? Read More

THE MOST MISUSED biblical term today is “Kingdom.” One of my college students told me her sister was not working in the Church but was doing “Kingdom” work and “justice” work at a social service. Another student explained to me she was joining hands with a local interfaith group to further peace. She called it “Kingdom” work and added, “It has nothing to do with the Church.” There’s a common theme here: the “Kingdom” is bigger and better than the “Church.” Read More