“How to be a Bystander”

Spiritual Health—“How to be a Bystander” by Da’Shawn Mosley from the Sojourners, July, 2018.  “If people could link their church lives with the rest of their lives, I think as a society, we would be better off, but I also think the church would be better off.”  A related biblical theme:  “Your kingdom come.  Your […]

A Natural Fix for A.D.H.D

“A Natural Fix for A.D.H.D.” by Richard A. Friedman; a professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Weill Cornell Medical College makes a case for A.D.H.D. to be a matter of brain function that responds to the new but gets bored with the routine; applies to both the young and adults; NY Times 11/2/14. Biblical reference: […]

Christian-Muslim Dialog Unites, A

Muslim and Christian meet on the beauty of God.

Father reflects on parenting, A

What he has learned from fathering.

Finding God in Silicon Valley

“Finding God in Silicon Valley” – Religion and Ethics Newsweekly of 4/3/15 interviews the head of VMware who sees his company as a church and the head of Carpenters Code which seeks to connect Silicon Valley workers with God.  Comment on their values: success of their families; success of the organization; and wisdom.  Where are […]

God, Darwin and My Biology Class

“God, Darwin and My Biology Class” by David P. Barash, professor of psychology at the Univ. of Washington on the compatibility of evolution and religion, the need to rethink just how one sees the omnipotent and omni-benevolent God and the fact of unmerited suffering, NY Times 9/27/14. Biblical reference: “You desire truth in the inward […]

How to see God at work in a mission field.

Help with discerning good at work.

Inside every Christian is a Jew, says Francis

“Inside every Christian is a Jew”, says Francis, by Josephine McKenna.  The Pope on the close ties between Christianity and Judaism; http://bit.ly/XW491Z

Jim Wallis’ Book, On God’s Side

Return to the “common good.”

Job seeker, his wife, and the Spirit, A  

His wife helps him to start a new career.