I don’t know when it happened, but I’ve become a walking, talking shibboleth. A shibboleth is a word or custom … More
How are Christians to act when it comes to public policy? How do we handle differences, deep differences? How do we remain in community? How do we show grace to each other? How do we witness to the wider world a different way of being?
The first day or two after the election I decided to contact friends and acquaintences of mine who had voted … More
It’s wrong to be hate another person for their religion. But God also looks down on pride, the sense that you are better than others because you are so righteous.
Religious conservatives and the LGBT community have to learn to make room for each other.
I miss that part of college where I would have long talks about politics with people.
How do we encounter and deal with people who have different beliefs? We all give lip service to being able to listen and welcoming opposing views, but in reality, we don’t have much patience in our modern society for those that don’t conform to whatever is the status quo in our world.
For someone that has touted all the good about social media, I have come to this startling conclusion: I’m tired … More
I was at an ecumenical LGBT meeting several years back. What we were talking about, I can’t remember, but I … More
I’ve noticed a blog called Via Media Methodists which is trying to get out of the left-right box the American … More