Three weeks ago I knew what I was writing for this month’s Giant Church Inc post. I planned to share a link to the interview with Aimee Byrd on The Roy’s Report. They talked about the continued abuse Byrd has endured over her latest book. Abuse made public, known to church leadership, but without any…

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It seems fitting that I bring back Monday School since I’m in school again myself. What stirred me is the story of the cleansed man in Mark chapter 1. I can’t get it out of my head, which is part of the reason Monday School exists in the first place. The same story is found…

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Today, the first day of spring, coincides with a new season in my life. Yesterday marked the ending of a job I liked and knew how to do well, in a place I’d settled into. I could have stayed. In many ways, it would be easier to stay. But staying would mean I’d have to…

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Last week, when I told my Zoom friends I was backpacking over the weekend, one of them asked if I’d heard of forest bathing. She was surprised I hadn’t. But I’ve been forest bathing since I was a girl. According to an article in Time by Dr. Qing Li, trees can help us be healthier…

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