Inappropriate questions the best at any age


This week marks a year since I began writing this column. In that time, my family has acquired a cat whose existence traumatized my son and a dog whose existence traumatizes the cat. We’ve gone to the doctor to have an acorn and playdough taken out of one child’s ear and a different doctor to have a few stitches put in another kid’s face.

Female pastors already home


I have never known church without female leadership. Never. I had the luck to be born into a church that affirmed the role of women in the church way back when it was not just uncommon, but downright scandalous. And yet—it thrived. More than 50 years on, my church is still out there being the hands and feet of God in the world where it can.


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1. He has been married for 21 years to his high school sweetheart. 2. He and his wife have four children.