This is not the time for giving up…

As I follow the news of the spreading Corona virus today — along with “everyone” on planet earth — I thought this morning of one of my favorite poems that often gives me comfort when […]

Praying the Apostles’ Creed during Lent brings hope

[This religion column appeared in the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette on Sunday, March 8.] Out in the Protestant church in the High Plains of Northwestern Kansas where I was raised, I don’t remember ever hearing the word […]

What is your conflict style?

I am teaching a class on emotionally healthy relationships this winter. Prepping for one of my classes, I remembered an assessment I took about 5 years ago by Jim Van Yperen, a church-conflict specialist. It’s […]