Finding Solace After the Newtown Tragedy

Finding Solace After the Newtown Tragedy

Posted by in Religion on 21. Dec, 2012 | No Comments Yet

As my wife and I wept while we watched the news coverage of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, I felt so frustrated that there probably wasn’t anything resembling an obvious or simple solution to this problem. I also felt deeply pained by the spiritual implications. One anecdote shared by a journalist that night made an impact on me.

Submitting to the Will of the Lord

Posted by in Religion on 05. Mar, 2011 | No Comments Yet

This is adapted from a talk I recently prepared for my uncle’s church congregation. Coincidental to the theme the bishop picked for this month, I just happened to be reading Karen Armstrong’s The Case for God, which includes a brief overview of the development of religious thought throughout history. It turns out that this would provide a nice setup for my talk.