{A Miscarriage of a Life – a post Mother’s Day Lament}

Yesterday I told myself over and over — I have had a miscarriage of a life. The day before, I spent all day celebrating my older sister as she received a doctorate of ministry in preaching from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.  Yes, I was happy for her but I could not enjoy the…

Why “For Women” is not “For Me”

Why I don’t like “women’s” ministry, seminars & conferences specifically for women, or special Bibles and studies written only for women. It  is not that I’m against women (or men) gathering together as a tribe, but I have other, deeper concerns. First of all, fundamentally it comes out of this notion that men and women…