Herein lies a significant part of the trouble with justice in this world: When is one person or group of people privileged over another? We all want justice, and privilege, but we more easily see ourselves as wronged than as privileged.
By Eric Black / Editor
Christians come from a long line of estrangement. It’s a pattern as old as time and difficult to leave behind, but Christians need to figure out how.
There are facts and interpretations of the facts, and there is the truth. Are we willing to face the truth, especially the truth about ourselves?
If last year was any indication, 2020 will test our resolve even further. Will we see any clearer our need to be people of Christ’s peace and good will?
Though we sing of “peace on Earth,” these are restless times. Followers of Christ need to remain above the divisiveness. There’s work to be done … together.
How does our response to someone like Greta Thunberg match our response to people God sends to get our attention, the prophets?
Metaphors are risky, yet we use them all the time. Editor Eric Black reflects on an unintended consequence of a metaphor he used in a recent editorial.
Of all the things we might want people to know about Thanksgiving, what should they know?
Let’s give so much of ourselves to the work of Christ that we won’t have anything left in us but to celebrate the joy of the good work God gives us.
Fewer veterans are standing during Veterans Day celebrations these days. This isn’t because we need their service less.
How we engage with our church may mirror how we engage with our society. How might your voting habits at church reflect your voting habits outside of church?
In the furious sounds of stormy times, we can sing songs of hope for those overwhelmed by the storms.