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 5 days 18 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 1 week 5 days 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 5 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 3 weeks 5 days 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...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 4 weeks 5 days ago
Some day soon, pop music will start wafting through the urban canyons where I live.Rap, salsa, and generic rock will sound from apartment windows suddenly thrown open, from cars cruising by, and from...