The churches in your neighborhood

Even before the pandemic, I started recording and sharing a short video each week for our congregation to introduce Sunday’s Scripture and..

Book Reviews

Cloud Cuckoo Land

Anthony Doerr Scribner, 640 pages There I sat in a hotel on my honeymoon: my beloved napping next to me, a bright..

Outlook Features

Seeking shelter

As I seek shelter from the storm and run from the meadow of familiarity to the dark forest of confusion, where shall..


Humility over competency

During my time in college chaplaincy, I served on Monmouth College’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Team. To equip ourselves for our..

From the Archives

Insights columns

Retelling stories

I read voraciously when I visited the Alamo a few months ago. History has never been my interest, despite marrying a historian...

Outlook Standard Lessons

Liberating passover (March 27, 2022)

Uniform Lesson for March 27, 2022 Scripture passage and lesson focus: Deuteronomy 8:1-11 Having spent several weeks walking with Ezra through the..

Podcast Review

Podcast review: “Ear Hustle”

“Ear Hustle” Hosts: Nigel Poor, Earlonne Woods, Antwan Williams Radiotopia from PRX Recognizing the humanity of the 2.2 million people that our..

Tech Watch

Tech watch: Canva

The gift of good design is that you don’t have to think about it — you see a graphic and you understand..