Christ’s Transfiguration, our transformation

“There are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the Kingdom of God present in power.” Mark 9:1 Today on the feastday of Transfiguration, we stand with Peter, James and John, enraptured with the incredible revelation of Christ shining with divine power, conversing with Moses and Elijah. I have heard believing and non-believing friends say wistfully that they wish that God would just reveal Himself clearly and incontrovertibly…

Military sacrifice and the bigger picture

Working on an editorial cartoon for Memorial Day a few years ago, I came across this short video tribute by the Evergreen Freedom Foundation (EFF) to those who died in wartime, and was touched by the evocative images and footage. There’s more division on this issue than we always care to admit. When the photos of Arlington Cemetery came up, it reminded me of how we see things differently. For those who…