The most important story I read this weekend was on page 19 of the print edition of the New York Times. Online it has a different (and better) headline: ‘So Help Me God’ No More: Democrats Give House Traditions a Makeover. Katie Edmondson writes, (Questions 1. and 2. below) The witness rose from her seat, […]
I want to bring two headlines into conversation with one another and ask the question: how might the lack of faith among the electorate be connected to the growing lack of faith in elections? U.S. News reports a growing distrust in the elections with the headline: A Growing Lack of Faith in Elections. We are […]
Three stone masons were working together at a construction site. When asked what they were doing, the first replied: “I’m cutting and shaping stones.” The second said, “I’m stacking stones for a wall.” But the third replied with visionary enthusiasm, “I am building a cathedral!” Cathedrals took a generation to construct. And lives were […]
#PraytheNews India and Mozambique are reeling in the aftermath of devastating cyclones. Pray for those affected by cyclone Fani in India as they seek to begin recovery efforts in the midst of what is forecast to be a great heat wave. And for the people of Mozambique, pray for the necessary resources to be identified […]
The passage seems clear, “after supper, Jesus got up from the table, wrapped a towel around himself, and began washing the disciples’ feet.” But when I arrived at the place as the narrator of the Holy Week drama we were acting out at church, the boy playing Jesus tied the towel around his neck, not […]
Carmen LaBerge is a writer, speaker, and Christian talk-radio host. Since seminary, Carmen has served in congregational, national renewal, and media ministries all with the goal of equipping Christians for faithful witness in the real world. She seeks to mobilize Christians to get off the sidelines and into the cultural conversations of the day in ways that honor Jesus.
Carmen is a graduate of the University of Florida with an M.Div. from Princeton. She lives near Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband and family.
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