Only God is awesome.
Money has power. And so withholding money has power too, especially when a bunch of people do it together.
I engage with local politics because it affects people I love. And I engage in national politics because it affects people I love.
Liturgy and worship were never meant to be confined to the cathedrals and sanctuaries. Liturgy at its best can be performed like a circus or theater - making the Gospel visible as a witness to the world around us.
To all my nonbelieving, sort-of-believing, and used-to-be-believing friends: I feel like I should begin with a confession. I am sorry that so often the biggest obstacle to God has been Christians.
Most good things have already been said far too many times and just need to be lived.