Category Archives: Peace & Justice

Trump and The Little Children

The image of Jesus calling the children to him, after  scolding his disciples when they wanted to turn little children away, is found on pictures all over the world. Sometimes the children are of mixed races, symbolic of the song, … Continue reading

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Christian Ethics 101 According to the Apostle Paul

I’ve always liked the way the apostle Paul set out his ethical worldview.  He sent it to the newly formed Christian churches in Rome as a way of encouraging them in their faith journey.   As the issues around immigration are … Continue reading

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Re-framing Reclaiming Jesus

At first I was encouraged by the Reclaiming Jesus movement. After the past two years of division and having my Christian faith twisted into something it is not by a political party, I’ve been ready to reclaim the real Jesus. … Continue reading

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Where are You in the Story?

“Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?” He answered, “You shall love … Continue reading

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Washington’s Neglect of Children

When did children turn into a political game in the minds and hearts of Washington insiders?    I was furious tonight when a Senator from South Dakota referred to The Children’s Health Insurance Program as a bargaining chip in budget negations. … Continue reading

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Blessed in the Giving

First published as “Making a Life of Difference” on A Pastor’s Heart, January 28, 2015 George served on the mission team in the church I belonged to before I became a pastor. Deeply concerned about world hunger, George  had a … Continue reading

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