Thanks to all my newsletter friends for your support over the last year of faith-beat adventures. Here are the best stories I wrote and read in 2017.
My best work
My favorite discoveries
4. Jewish rituals are the hot new thing in wellness, BuzzFeed News
3. The perfect holiday for a rootless 20-something, The Washington Post
2. As the State Fair changes, the last church food stand clings to tradition, Des Moines Register
1. Half-full of grace, Los Angeles Review of Books