Saturday, May 21, 2022

Caring for God’s creation

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Earlier this winter over coffee at Wendy’s in Hillsboro, Kansas, I fielded a question from one of the Ebenfeld MB Church farmers crowded around...

Labels

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Everyone has that drawer in their kitchen, or maybe yours is in the office. Mine is typically full of batteries, scotch tape and pens,...

When power dynamics impact relationships

Power does funny things to relationships. It changes the dynamics of how relationships form and grow and become. When I met my first friend in...

An invitation to understand racism

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“Away with the noise of your songs! I will not listen to the music of your harps. But let justice roll on like a...

Restraint

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After more than 12 years of service overseas as a pioneer missionary, I made the transition back to North America. In the midst of...

Fighting fatigue

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“I am tired.” These two words echo in my head in this unusual season. When the pandemic first struck in March and we were sheltering...

God with us

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I spent a good chunk of last year worrying about all the ways I would encounter a snake while exploring the National Park system...

She’s difficult

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“She’s difficult.” These two words were all it took for me as a university administrator to deny a colleague a seat at the table. With...