The Rules of Improv and Difficult Dialogues

We live in a society that has a lot of different kinds of people. These differences enrich our lives and make them more interesting, but differences can also make things challenging. Take a minute and think about our last presidential election. Were you able to have productive conversations and dialogue with those …

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Humility: The Foundational Attitude

This blog post is Part 8 in a 12-part blog series on Christianity and justice. (If you missed the first post, you can find it here.) Now that we have talked about the biblical foundation for justice, as well as some barriers that hold Christians back from fully engaging in …

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The Return of the Prodigal Son: Where is Our Focus?

I recently finished reading a great book called ‘The Return of the Prodigal Son’ by Henri Nouwen. In the book, Nouwen discusses the parable of The Prodigal Son (Lk 15:11-32), and also walks the reader through his reflections on the painting, ‘The Return of the Prodigal Son’ by Rembrandt. I …

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