For A Change, May I Suggest Also Giving To The “Flagrantly Undeserving” This Year?

In our desire to help “the least of these,” we do ourselves a disservice if we only define “the least of these” as those we find most personally endearing or worthy. [Click title to read more.]

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On “Thoughts And Prayers”

The truth is that the phrase “thoughts and prayers,” or the offhanded promise “I’m praying for you,” can be empty. It can be performative. It can be meaningless. And before believers utter it – whether in text, on Twitter, in person, or anywhere else – we’d do well to ask ourselves a few questions and to think about what it is we’re really saying. [Click title to read more.]

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