Cultivating Shalom

  • Where God's Peace Multiplies

    Humans have longed for true peace—the wholeness and rest of God’s shalom—since the garden rebellion.

    Humans have longed for true peace—the wholeness and rest of God’s shalom—since the garden rebellion.

  • Dream Weddings and Our Search for Wholeness

    What we are looking for on our wedding day, and what can seem elusive in marriage, is a sense of being complete and full.

    What we are looking for on our wedding day, and what can seem elusive in marriage, is a sense of being complete and full.

  • Augmented Peace and Virtual Shalom

    Technology promises to give us our own personal utopia. But is that better than God's shalom?

    Technology promises to give us our own personal utopia. But is that better than God's shalom?

  • Overcoming Passivity to Be God’s Peacemakers

    The life of the peacemaker is full of grace and work, urgency and patience, purpose and hope. May it be so for us.

    The life of the peacemaker is full of grace and work, urgency and patience, purpose and hope. May it be so for us.

  • Bedtime Stories, Morphine, and the Peace of God

    Bedtime battles also make me think of the ways we resist what is good for us, as earthly children and as children of God.

    Bedtime battles also make me think of the ways we resist what is good for us, as earthly children and as children of God.

  • Humility Is the First Step to Shalom on the Web

    Our thoughts, beliefs, and narratives may be skewed or inaccurate, especially in regard to those with whom we have serious differences.

    Our thoughts, beliefs, and narratives may be skewed or inaccurate, especially in regard to those with whom we have serious differences.