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A merciful God for a complicated people

View of the ocean at sunset off the coast of San Francisco at Sutro Baths with crashing waves on rocks and a seagull flying above. One rock formation has a cut out in the shape of a heart.

“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.” (Hebrews 13:8) When this verse is presented in church, the skeptics in the room immediately wonder what happened between the God who commanded his people to …

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Fighting Correction Fatigue

Fighting Correction Fatigue

I call it correction fatigue. It appears in all seasons, but especially during this time of final exams and papers. Correction fatigue strikes when you are in the middle of grading students’ papers and you …

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The perspective that informs my gratitude

male and female wood cut outs sit on a wooden 'bench' holding hands with a sign above saying Helen and Roy, the Loyd's

The girth of our gratitude is proportionate to the depth of our perspective. This truth was once again made apparent as I visited with my 87-year-old mother, prior to this year’s Thanksgiving holiday. It has …

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