Tom Krattenmaker is part of a growing conversation centered at Yale University that acknowledges - and seeks to address - the abiding need for meaning and inspiration in postreligious America. What, they ask, gives a life meaning? What constitutes a life well led? In Confessions of a Secular Jesus Follower, Krattenmaker shares his surprising conclusion about where input and inspiration might best be found: in the figure of Jesus.
"this should be required reading for life"
If you want to make sure the scorched-earth election doesn’t morph into a scorched-earth Thanksgiving dinner, consider borrowing the Native American tradition of the “talking stick." That’s what minister Nancy Taylor and her congregation at Old South Church in Boston are doing to prepare for the holiday.
"Jesus Teaches Us to Love Even Donald Trump: Column" is from the August 21, 2016 Opiniion section of The USA Today. It was written by Tom Krattenmaker and narrated by Mark Ashby.