Pray with Your Feet & Heal with Your Hands

Since the election, I have read more strongly worded articles and heard more passionately preached sermons than in any other two week period I can recall.  Luke A. Powery, dean of Duke Chapel and an associate professor of the practice of homiletics at Duke Divinity School, preached a sermon that is now available online in written form that falls into both categories yet also moves beyond them. Powery's "There's Work to Do; or, An Open Letter to My Children" is a call to action that is Read More …

Learning from Others

Last week the Dallas Morning News ran an article comprised of answers to a question asked by Fr. Joshua Whitfield at St. Rita Parish (Catholic) in Dallas, Texas: Who is someone from another faith tradition either another denomination or another faith altogether that has inspired you, shaped you, or formed you in your own faith? And why is it a good thing to read and study others outside your own faith tradition? Answers A sampling of responses includes Darrell Bock, a Christian who Read More …