I spent this past weekend in an experience that gave me more hope in the church than I have felt in a long time.
Ten months have passed since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and by now most of the nation has shifted its focus away from the gulf to more recent and pressing topics.
Environmentalism is "deadly." It is "one of the greatest deceptions of our day," "striving to put America and the world under its destructive control" and "seducing your children." It is a dangerou
A bullet discharged. Then another. And another. And another. And suddenly, a grocery store is transformed from the mundane to the horrible, hell on earth. People lay dead.
Sunday school. It was one of the main reasons I enjoyed church as a child. As a young adult, it sometimes still is. But there's a conversation brewing: Does Sunday school have a future?
In 2010, the moral measure of tax policy choice is: Does it further concentrate wealth and power in the hands of a few?
Well, it's parable day again boys and girls. Parables are like Jesus' subversive little stories of an alternate universe.
While imprisoned after his 1967 Baltimore 4 action, Philip Berrigan, in his http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000HMTPOI?ie=UTF8&am