Fellowship of Saints and Sinners

Fellowship of Saints and Sinners

Books and Articles

Grace Sticks: The Bumper Sticker Gospel for Restless Souls, Cascade, October 2013.

Facebook’s ‘Disappearing Mothers’: The New Form of Women’s Self-Effacement?,” The Washington Post Social Reader (September 16, 2012)

“Damaris Who?,” Arise (September 1, 2011)

“The Gospel on Morphine?,” Touchstone Magazine (Jan/Feb 2008)

“Always On the Way: Gregory of Nyssa’s ‘Perpetual Progress’ and Implications for the Church,” Theology Today (July 2008)

John Spalding and Kristina Robb-Dover, “Are Marriages Made in Heaven, or Hell?,” SoMA Review (February 14, 2006)

“Psyched for Ministry,” Christian Century (November 29, 2005)

“The Good Death:  Reflections of a Hospice Chaplain,“ SoMA Review (October 24, 2005)

Previous Posts

Faith Equals...
This Sunday the preacher said faith is the gap between the kingdom of God we see glimpses of and that wh

posted 11:58:48am Jul. 29, 2014 | read full post »

The Rise of the "Spiritual But Not Religious"
Here at this intersection between God and life, I'm always interested in news pertaining to those who call themselves "spiritual but not religious"—hence this article from The New York Times featuring the work of three other authors who, like me, are responding to the epithet that now describes on

posted 5:53:50pm Jul. 27, 2014 | read full post »

Are You Opposed to People Owning Guns? Via John Piper
[caption id="attachment_5235" align="alignleft" width="339"] Jim Eliot and 4 other missionaries were killed in Ecuador by Auca Indians. The missionaries had guns but chose to fire them in the air rather than at their attackers who had spears. The Aucas have since embraced Christ in great number.[/ca

posted 11:40:36am Jul. 22, 2014 | read full post »

Mental Health Break— "Sea Song" and Lisa Hannigan
This week the theme of the sea put to music especially touched me as our family grieves the loss of my granddad.  My granddad was a lifelong sailor and lover of the sea, and we will scatter some of his ashes on the sea where he used to command our family's annual regatta from Shelter Island, New Yo

posted 11:16:49am Jul. 18, 2014 | read full post »

"Admiral John": A Granddaughter's Remembrances
It feels a bit like Groundhog Day: wasn't it just a couple months ago that I was sharing a granddaughter's reflections upon the death of a grandparent?  This past Saturday, my granddad John slipped away suddenly to join his late wife Peggy of 68 years who had been his companion until two months ago

posted 11:58:22am Jul. 15, 2014 | read full post »


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