The Pastoral is Political: Faith Without Works

This edition of The Pastoral is Political is coming to you today because on Friday I was participating in the Vigil for Justice: People of Faith Lighting the Way here in Washington, DC. Imagine faith communities from numerous religions and traditions lining along 16th Street NW from the White House all the way to the Maryland border… Read More

The Pastoral is Political – A Gospel of Policing: Serve with Integrity

Luke 3:14 Soldiers Police officers asked John the Baptizer, God’s servant, “And we, what should we do (since we have been moved by the Gospel to be baptized)?” S/he said to them, “Serve with integrity.”* *Do not extort money from anyone by threats or false accusation, and be satisfied with your wages. When I was an army chaplain… Read More