Some years ago on a trip to the U.K., I walked through the historic Holy Trinity Church on Clapham Common in South London.
My dad was always one to deflect attention from himself and give the glory to God.
The results are good news for those alienated by the political extremes of right and left hungry for a new
Political manipulation of religion only compounded the crime of political neglect of the poor.
George Bush's sense of religion makes him alarmingly self-righteous.
Sojourners and Call to Renewal have joined forces to create a new and much stronger organization.
'Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.' - Isaiah 2:4
For those who run our foreign policy, diplomacy has become a 'weak' word.
Australia is an absolutely beautiful country, and it wasn’t until I got back there (after more than a decade) that I realized how much I missed it.
'I'm tired of those old white guys telling us what to think and do.'
'Have they no shame?' was a frequent response.
The warring factions in Iraq are engaged in a civil war that the U.S. occupation is only making worse.
I had mostly experienced an American Christianity without Christ.
Hurricane Katrina opened the eyes of many to the reality of poverty in America. Will we take responsibility for the poor in our land of plenty?
The Democrats can't even muster the gumption to oppose a government of the wealthy, by the wealthy, and for the wealthy.
We must rise to the occasion, both spiritually and politically.