I have recently had the distinct privilege of being one of the editors and contributors to a remarkable book by Rick Ufford-Chase entitled, Faithful Resistance: Gospel Visions For the Church In A Time of Empire. Rick is someone I have respected as a mentor and as a partner in peacemaking for years and this is […]
Aric and Nick bring a new episode of the podcast this time focusing on Pope Francis. The headlines have been fantastic, but is he everything people think he is? Is there more to this story than we’re hearing? What does it mean to have so many Protestants expressing admiration of the Pope?
I’ll start, I think, with our Enemy of the Moment: ISIS. What is it that ISIS does which is so reprehensible? To name a few things: Kill people who don’t convert to their particular form of Islam Kidnap, torture, rape and murder people Claim territory by violence, despite who already lives on it or claims it […]
Today we hear from a fellow fool, who just had a few amazing thoughts to share about Holy week and today. If you want to see more from our friend, Rev. Shannon Meacham, check her out over at her blog: https://pulpitshenanigans.wordpress.com/ — We’re in the throes of Holy Week. We celebrated, waved palms, shouted Hosanna! Blessed […]
…and here are some good arguments in favor of it. (I thought the title for this half should be less coy.) If you missed part one, it is the previous post on this blog, linked here. If you think there is a good argument against marriage equality, leave a comment below. If we missed a […]