When I was a child, at the first sign of the deep blue midday sky, my anxiety-ridden stomach would begin to churn. I knew what was coming but didn’t know the severity. Sometimes tornado sirens would wail in the background. Other times, we would just experience a run-of-the-mill summer storm. After I moved to Florida… Read More
The Pastoral Is Political: Free Pastor Betty Rendón!
Last Wednesday night, I gathered with ELCA Greater Milwaukee Synod Bishop Paul Erickson and a couple hundred clergy and community members outside of the Kenosha Detention Center for a prayer vigil. That morning I found out that ELCA Synodical Minister: Pastor Betty Rendón, her husband, nephew, and daughter were arrested and detained on May 8.… Read More
I was in a car accident last week. I’m fine. My car did what good, new cars are supposed to do and as the woman ran into me from behind while I was stopped at a light. The bumper absorbed the impact, and I am fine. She haltingly told me about being on the way… Read More