The Pastoral is Political: A God Who Takes Terrible Risks

The governors may not be able to actually deny settlement of refugees, but like schoolyard bullies they are setting an inhospitable tone for their flunkies and lackeys. Like Boss Hogg or Regina from Mean Girls, only with lethal, real life effects. Refugees need community. Communities are greatly enriched by refugees.Y’all are just short-sighted and unpleasant.… Read More

The Pastoral is Political: Why I Was Arrested At Moral Mondays IL

On Monday, June 29, 2015, two Lutheran pastors, two Methodist pastors, a rabbi, two community organizers, and a senior citizen got arrested for trespassing in the lobby of Citadel in downtown Chicago during a Moral Mondays Illinois action. I was one of them. …Sounds like a line of a joke, right? Well, it’s not. Illinois… Read More