Saturday, November 29, 2014


I started writing something about Ferguson this week, but I am not ready to share it yet. I don't think I should be. There are others to listen to first. Start here: I am utterly undone, by Brittney Cooper.

"O that you would tear open the heavens and come down,
so that the mountains would quake at your presence--
as when fire kindles brushwood
and the fire causes water to boil..."

Monday, November 24, 2014

Wisdom & Word

My first bible column for the Mennonite World Review is out. You can read it in print or online here.

In the meantime, as you liturgy nerds out there probably know, yesterday was Christ the King Sunday. And so, I give you Stephen Colbert's liturgical dance: