Archive - June 2020

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The Window We Need to See Out Of
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Please Church–It is Time
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Please Mr. President

The Window We Need to See Out Of

Eugene Peterson once told a story of a group of men and women who grew up in, of all places, a warehouse. This was their life context, one without exits. There were, however, windows up above, the panes covered with years of thick dust—so no one ever bothered to look out. After all, people were[…]

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Please Church–It is Time

I resonate with Parker Palmer, who notes that writing is one of the ways we collaborate with life. It’s an unfolding of what is going on inside. That’s what I have been doing on this blog for some fifteen years. It’s what I have been doing in my books. Processing, clarifying, advancing. It is what[…]

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Please Mr. President

For most of my years—both as a pastor and a theology professor—I have been careful to not mix politics with faith. I have kept political voices out of my sermons, in part because my hope is not found in what emanates from Washington. Further, I have found little in common with the Far Right, as[…]

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