A different sort of coach

NFL coaches beware: Coach Keating is ready to roll. Go ahead and laugh. Thinking of me as a football coach – or a coach of any sport, for that matter, is absurd. Even the most desperate beginning youth team wouldn’t hire me as a coach – and for good reasons. Yet...

Cancer Sucks

Hang around a church coffee hour, or even a gathering of friends, and pretty soon you’ll hear a term ripe with theological meaning. Cancer sucks. Your father, mother, friend, colleague. The kid up the street. The young mom from work. The senator, the singer, the...

Adult study begins September 9

Our world seems impossibly polarized. Conversations and relationships become strained when we remain isolated from each other. Our political, religious, and social silos divide us, and it seems our positions are set in ever-thickening cement. Author and pastor Adam...

Paying respect to the queen

The queen of soul has died, and it is time to pay our respects. The queen of soul has died, and now is the time to pay our respects. Aretha Franklin, who died August 16, was truly a lamp that could not be placed under a bushel. Her indomitable gifts of range and...

Films and Faith

Join us for our annual look at faith through the lens of popular movies! August 12— I Can Only Imagine August 19 — Black Panther August 26 — The Greatest Showman September 2—A Wrinkle in Time Movies offer opportunities to explore stories and discover faith in new...