Rick Lawrence

Making the Save

In soccer (and in hockey), the goalie is often the difference-maker. And metaphorically, the goalie plays a role on the

The Pause of Protest

Just before Memorial Day, in an act of protest, San Francisco Giants Manager Gabe Kapler said he would refuse to

The Right Tools for Reconciling

By Fred Oduyoye and Rick Lawrence Ever tried to turn a screw with your fingernail? Or pound in a nail with the back

Inviting God Back Into Our Reactions

By Fred Oduyoye and Rick Lawrence We are most like atheists when we are caught up in our reaction to something that angers

Jacques Ellul & the Importance of Attachment

By Rick LawrenceVibrant Faith Executive Director The late Jacques Ellul, author of The Technological Society (the seminal work on our relationship with technology),

Our BFF, Stress

By Rick LawrenceExecutive Director I was talking with a friend about those seasons in everyday life when we feel the pressure-cooker

Living in the Un-Normal

By Fred Oduyoye and Rick Lawrence In the days after the Resurrection, our conventional narrative is that the disciples of Jesus are consumed