The Common Good

Tom Ehrich

Tom Ehrich is a writer, church consultant and Episcopal priest based in New York. He is the author of Just Wondering, Jesus and founder of the Church Wellness Project. His website is www.morningwalkmedia.com. Follow Tom on Twitter @tomehrich. Tom's posts appear via RNS.

Blog Posts by Tom Ehrich

Posted by Tom Ehrich 14 hours 14 min ago
A smart professor in Massachusetts noticed recently that religion’s decline in America coincided with the rise of the Internet.He theorized that the two may be connected. Headline: “Is the...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 1 week 13 hours ago
As latter-day partisans fling terms like “dictator” and “Nazi,” I decided to read William Shirer’s classic book about the real thing.In “The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich,” the historian describes...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 2 weeks 16 hours ago
I was dismayed when I learned that Mozilla Foundation, maker of the Firefox Web browser, had named an anti-gay activist as its new chief executive officer.Brendan Eich wasn’t a hard-core activist. He...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 2 weeks 6 days ago
I don’t know about young girls, but I know from experience that young boys obsess about sex.They crave it, fantasize about it, do everything in their meager power to obtain it, worry about their...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 4 weeks 15 hours ago
As anti-gay preacher Fred Phelps passes on to whatever is his reward, we need to ask how he managed to inspire a following.His was hardly an exemplary life. One neighbor remembers seeing his children...