How to Tell the Truth

On the Feast of Pentecost we celebrate the birth of the Jesus-following community.  I say “Jesus-following community” instead of Church because the word “Church” has come to be synonymous with organized religion in some circles.   That is to say, when people identify themselves as spiritual but not religious, they mean that they want nothing…

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Sending a Message

We send messages all the time.  Sometimes we use words. Facial expressions, posture, hand gestures, breathing patterns, and the direction of our gaze convey all sorts of things about our present state of mind, our emotional response to the person we’re talking to at the moment, and whether or not we’re telling the truth. Paul…

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