Category: justice

Presente!

On this date 30 years ago, Óscar Romero was gunned down. He became a modern martyr for the Gospel: the Gospel of justice, liberation, and truth. Let us all give thanks for his witness...

Fun facts about Republicans

The level of discourse, if you can call it that, in our nation is increasingly shrill. I tend to think the right has been slightly less open in its approach to thorny issues, but...

World Water Day

Today is World Water Day. Water is something most readers of this blog take for granted. At least one person will go (or should I say “row”) to great lengths to raise awareness of...

The story of bottled water

One of the best ways you can spend 20 minutes is watching The Story of Stuff. It’s a movie, available for free on the Internets, that challenges the way we buy and use our...

And a little child shall lead them

Of course, I am NOT referring to Isaiah’s prophecy with the title of this post. I’m talking about kids as air traffic controllers. You read that right. Maybe you caught the story: They have...

Eco-Palms

Palm Sunday is really, really bad for our planet. Most palms come from unsustainable sources. That means your church celebration is contributing to deforestation. But there’s an alternative. You can use Eco-Palms. As the...

Sermon thoughts for Lent 2

I am not preaching this Sunday, because I’ll be savoring an ongoing sermon series offered by my brilliant colleague, the Rev’d Melody Shobe. Still, I had occasion to do some thinking about the lections...