Lord, to Whom Shall We Go?

It's not all that surprising that people are turning to conspiracy theories for meaning. In an age where most sources of expert authority--teachers, doctors, scientists, lawyers, religious leaders--are increasingly viewed as anywhere from unreliable to outright evil, figuring out who to trust can be a difficult choice.

Racism, Sexuality, Sin, and Grace

It's never really been a secret that we live in a messed up, broken, constantly-changing world: just look at this week. And we know God is out there! We tell ourselves that every week, or even every day. But slowly, God's abiding presence goes unnoticed, pushed away and covered by everything else happening in life. Where is God when a gunman massacres people in a church? Where is God when anger and hate get in the way of love? It can feel like God isn't present at all.