Leaders, Don’t Pass the Buck

The sign on his desk read, “The buck stops here.” It referenced the oft used phrase to denote the shirking of responsibility by “passing the buck.” Yet, while others might place mementos on their desk without fully realizing their message, this wasn’t the case for President Truman. Perhaps there is no greater irony in American […]

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The Role of Mystery in the Church

With the recent passing of Christmas, we once again enter the world of the mundane. This sacred holiday with all of its delight and cheer, wonder and grace, stands as the last bastion of transcendent mystery in a world of scientific modernity. Everything else can be measured, tested, examined and quantified—but it’s difficult to put […]

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