Monthly Archives: July 2010

looking for justice beyond the headlines

Polygamists are claiming victory even as they are publicly disavowing the practice this week. Warren Jeff’s highly publicized conviction in Utah was overturned by the state Supreme Court based upon the trial judge’s faulty instructions to the jury. Perhaps this … Continue reading

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Dancing with Constance

When the ACLU lent it support to Constance, it became immediately clear that though she and her date might not ever attend the prom, her voice would be heard. When a settlement was reached this week, Constance received a small … Continue reading

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calling foul in the 3rd district

As a pastor living and serving in the 3rd Congressional District, I’m calling a foul. Admittedly I was offended by Ed Martin’s charge this week that a government with the policies supported by Obama and Carnahan threaten his (and by … Continue reading

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almost (but not quite) home…

My 16 year old niece has been travelling in Europe with a music group and by all accounts having a fabulous time. Recently she posted a lament on her facebook page: “There’s only about one week left why must this … Continue reading

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parable of the mushroom

Years ago when adulthood was a new experience, a friend was cooking dinner for her new boyfriend and I. As she was in the midst of the meal prep, she realized that she had forgotten to pick up mushrooms and … Continue reading

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