RCL: Witnesses and Truth

Matthew 18:15-20 passage starts with the goal: To regain that one. In a time where the lost sheep parable is being used exhaustively to discuss Black Lives Matter (and some Queer Acceptance) in the church, I find it very hard to discern what it means to be lost. Certainly those who are asking for basic… Read More

The Pastoral is Political: Witnesses

There’s a cloud over your ballot. No, it’s not rigged or marked to be trashed or about to get literally soaked by rain or snow. I mean: there is a cloud of witnesses over your ballot. Yes, you… there in the small booth or at your kitchen counter or in the post office or marking on… Read More

The Pastoral is Political – The _Pastor_ Is Political

In the US, we just had “mid term elections,” where we don’t have an election for president but we do elect the entire lower house of our legislature (House of Representatives) and roughly one third of our upper house (Senate), as well as many state, county/parish, township, city, and other positions. So when I say… Read More