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Being a Christian in the Public Sphere

What does it take to be a Christian in the public sphere? I ask myself this question all the time. We live in a world where our ideas, beliefs and values are constantly put to the test. As Christians especially, we are always pushed to see if our value of love of neighbor can stand […]

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Dial It Down.

It was a warm summer day, before cell phones took over the universe, and my little brother and I were playing a game of homerun derby in the backyard of our childhood home in Malvern, PA. I was about 13 years old, he was about 10. He was an athlete (and still is an athlete), […]

Being a Christian…

What does it mean to be a Christian/Catholic, a follower of Christ? It’s a very daunting task to summarize it all in one blog post, for sure. Nevertheless, here is my humble attempt. Sometimes when it comes to theology I think it’s helpful when trying to understand something if I know what it’s NOT. So […]