The Progressive Potential of Civility

As we struggle in and with the United Methodist Church, we who advocate for a change in the extant policies of the church must confront the problem of how we talk to and about those who disagree with us. I recently published an essay about how Katharine Jefferts...

A Prayer for General Conference

I am privileged to attend a Sunday school class full of insightful people who ask great questions and challenge me to think about ideas in new ways. We study the lectionary, and this week, the leader invited us to read three different versions of Psalm 23 and then...