How do we help the youngest members of the church understand the gospel's call to love God and to love our neighbors as ourselves?
In the Michigan water crisis, the roots of the problem go a lot deeper than contaminated pipes.
Jesus shook up his followers with his radical inclusion of children. Perhaps our Sunday worship should do the same.
For 23 hours a day, I was kept in a windowless room smaller than a horse stable. How does this make us safer?
Pillars of Cloud and Fire: The Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation, by Herbert Robinson Marbury. NYU Press.
Trouble I've Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism, by Drew G.I. Hart. Herald Press.
Beholden: Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights, by Susan R. Holman. Oxford University Press.
From The Soulmaking Room, copyright 2016 by Dee Dee Risher. Published by Upper Rooms Books.
The well-meaning 21st century colonialist may come in a T-shirt and a hoodie instead of khakis and a pith helmet.
Reflections from the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
"We recognize life is messy, so our worship is messy too."
We need faith-inspired courage to stand up to our enemies when they are strong and our friends when they are wrong.