When we go to the Iowa State Fair we always go to the Varied Industries Building. It’s a required stop. Some Iowa born-and-raised traditions are sacrosanct, and this is one of them. I’m never particularly in the market for a hot tub or new gutter guards and I’ve never been…
On lost sheep
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Here’s one way I can tell I’m a pastor. Every day throughout this mini-sabbatical month I’ve had these kinds of thoughts: I sure would like to call…
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This past weekend I did a 24-hour silent retreat. I had a generous offer to come stay the night at a local retreat center, Wattle Hollow, so after…
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A few years ago worker justice organizers highlighted a grave injustice happening in poultry plants: plant line-workers were wearing diapers because…
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I recently finished reading Metaphysical Animals: How Four Women Brought Philosophy Back To Life by Clare Mac Cumhaill and Rachael Wiseman, a study of…
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This summer I found myself sitting in a folding chair in the Arkansas heat chatting with someone who had once gone to church but no longer did. We were…
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