Why It’s Good to Cry

Can I be honest? I've never understood how some people can always have a sunny disposition. I'm not sure what to make of folks who always seem to be upbeat. Now, to be sure, I could learn from such folks. And I hope I do. But I think it's also true what the 4th century…

Faith, Doubt, & the Choice of Easter

Recently, I read a book I really enjoyed. The Skeptical Believer, by Daniel Taylor, wrestles with faith, doubt, and what it means to live what we believe. It's not a book for everyone, but if you're the kind of person who likes questions, you'll like this book. If you're a person who simply has questions --…

Looking for Hope on Google

Today, I was searching on Google News for hope. That sounds pretty desperate, doesn't it? Well, I wasn't searching for hope on Google; I was searching for the way hope appears in the news. And I found these headlines: Syrian Peace Talks: A Lot of Posturing, Some Signs of Hope – A reference to the last…