Tag: care

Letters Mingle Souls

“Sir, more than kisses, letters mingle souls. For, thus friends absent speak.”  —John Donne  As part of my doctoral thesis project at Northern Seminary I am exploring the role of letter writing in pastoral care and spiritual formation. In the ancient world, letter writing was a preeminent way pastors […]

The Secret to Feeding 5,000

Ever feel overwhelmed by the number and size of the needs around you? Ever wonder how one person can make an impact in this broken world? One side-effect of the digital age of social media is that we’re constantly made aware of all the tragedies and suffering around […]