The Wrong Question?

Yesterday our church group read Psalm 6 together. A psalm of lament, the prose is interrupted abruptly at one point with, “But you–how long, o Lord?” It seems to me that we, in our day and time, are more apt to ask, “Why?” as though it’s a strange occurrence that bad things should happen to […]

A Well-Storied Lent

Ok, so last Wednesday I went all grumpy on the idea of Lent, suggesting that it might be getting the Christian story wrong. The back-story on that one is that I have wrestled on and off with the power of rediscovery of church tradition to be a divisive force in the church. The same dynamic […]