[Disclaimer: I wrote this before I read Bryan Roberts’ “7 Things Christians Need to Remember About Politics.” Go read that first–it’s shorter and funnier.] With the Republican and Democratic National Conventions having taken place over the last two weeks, we can officially say that we’re entering into election season (i.e. that time when the general […]
This past year, I’ve had a front row seat–indeed, I’ve been fortunate to be in the thick of the action–as God’s been at work: in my life, in the lives of those around me, and in The District Church. Here are some examples: God’s been at work through prayer in my small group, where we’ve prayed for […]
Love your neighbor as yourself: Thanks to @NevineZaki for posting.
Sojourners/God’s Politics just posted my preview of the forthcoming PBS documentary, “The Calling,” which follows the journeys of several people of different faiths who follow a calling to become professional clergy. Snip: Both of my brothers are now pastors, and I also recently followed this “calling” into pastoral ministry, so it was fascinating for me to […]
… is a question that gets asked a lot. Fred Clark over at slacktivist always offers insightful and grounded theology, and commenters on his blog tend to be genuinely interested in dialogue and conversation. All of which I appreciate greatly. As I do his response to the question, “Do all paths lead to God?” Here’s […]