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Where Gladness and Hunger Meet


“Where Gladness and Hunger Meet” Matthew 25:1-13; Isaiah 40:25-26; Frederick Buehner Quote It’s always about Jesus? There’s a story that pastors like to tell. I think I first heard it when I was in seminary. It’s the story about a preacher who was leading a children’s sermon. This preacher told the children all about how […]



Arbaeen is the symbol of the path toward redemption for our world. What I learned is that I don’t lead it. The West will not lead this. The rich will not lead this. Empires will not lead this. It will be led by those who the so-called powers of this world ignore, suppress and distort.

An Unrelenting God


Genesis 32:22-32 and other voices (John D. Kaputo & Sam Keen) Introduction…My Last Wrestling Match! Many years ago, when I was substitute teaching, I was called in to teach Physical Education classes for sophmores and juniors. The P.E. teacher gave me strict instructions to have the students work on their weight lifting and not be […]