Riffing on a prayer

Jazz vespers every week in San Diego

On Saturdays at First Presbyterian, the congregants know good jazz when they hear it. But the event is first of all a church service.

Love in the time of evil

It's 2016 and the problem of evil is still unsolved. It's found a megaphone in Stephen Fry, who offers more rhetorical power than originality.

At the threshold

Why I left the ordination process

The priest faces inward, toward liturgy and the sacraments. The layperson faces outward, toward everything else—everything.

Each other’s business

In The Lady in the Van, viewers see playwright Alan Bennett befriend a woman experiencing homelessness—and treat her as a human.

Riffing on a prayer

Jazz vespers every week in San Diego

At the threshold

Why I left the ordination process