The Common Good

Gordon C. Stewart

Gordon C. Stewart is a social commentator, whose commentaries air on Minnesota Public Radio’s All Things Considered and appear in print on MPR’s Public Insight Journalism, www.MinnPost.com, The Chaska Herald, The Chanhassen Villager, The Star Tribune and The Presbyterian Outlook. He is pastor of Shepherd of the Hill Presbyterian Church in Chaska, Minn., and former Executive Director of theh Legal Rights Center, Inc., in Minneapolis. You can read more of Gordon's work on his blog, Views from the Edge.

Blog Posts by Gordon C. Stewart

Posted by Gordon C. Stewart 1 year 23 weeks ago
Today, three years to the day after my daughter Katherine’s (“Katie’s”) death (May 9, 2010), we inter her cremains. “IT’S RAINING, IT’S POURING” was written the day we learned that Katie’s...
Posted by Gordon C. Stewart 1 year 26 weeks ago
The National Veterans Art Museum in Chicago has an unusual work of art.When visitors first enter the museum, they hear a sound like wind chimes coming from above them. Their attention is drawn upward...
Posted by Gordon C. Stewart 1 year 26 weeks ago
Last week, the Senate began a floor debate on gun control that brought to mind an earlier “floor debate” several months ago in Chaska, Minn.Ever since our Community Dialogue on “Gun Violence in...
Posted by Gordon C. Stewart 1 year 28 weeks ago
The fact that North Korea’s young leader Kim Jong-un is threatening the world with nuclear holocaust does what World War I did to many theologians who had presumed that history was on a course of...
Posted by Gordon C. Stewart 1 year 28 weeks ago
In some way or other, I think it’s safe to say that we all have a kind of nostalgia for the innocence and purity of the Garden of Eden before what we call “the fall.” We have a sense that we are not...