Monthly Archives: January 2008

the challenge of our history

Last weekend I traveled with some Confirmation youth on our bi-annual Civil Rights Tour to Memphis, Tennessee. The purpose of the trip, beyond the value of the fellowship, was to witness the intersection of faith and the quest for justice. … Continue reading

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the domestication of MLK

“And any religion that professes to be concerned about the souls of men and is not concerned about the slums that cripple the souls—the economic conditions that stagnate the soul and the city governments that may damn the soul—is a … Continue reading

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Friday morning

It’s 11:00am on Friday, the sun is shining and the house is filled with teens. I started a thoughtful ponderings yesterday afternoon about the elusive balance of Taoism and legalism. Winnie declared the dismal. The legalist might pull up the … Continue reading

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a vote for capitalism

It is all relative. I’m wearing turtlenecks and looking for space heaters. Given that I’m in that phase of my life where I’m typically shedding clothing, this burst of winter is almost a welcome reprieve. Once upon a time, I … Continue reading

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