Dehumanization, Gospel Hierarchies, and Illusions or, Time to Stop the Prostitution

Dehumanization, Gospel Hierarchies, and Illusions or, Time to Stop the Prostitution

One day modern Christianity, especially its conservative forms, will take the humanity of Jesus seriously. Until then we will miss the various ways we miss the mission of God into the world. A mashup of articles set me to thinking along this trajectory. First, this KPBS article, Sex Trafficking Overtakes Drugs As San Diego County… Read More

So I Went Golfing or, Practice Is Necessary

So I Went Golfing or, Practice Is Necessary

Blogging often reflects life. The ebbs and flows of consistent writing tend to depend on the schedule. Some weeks there is ample time to craft a post. Other weeks it seems a post is a passing thought.   Last week I found myself in Orlando. Some friends invited me along on a golf trip. Who… Read More

Why Do We Build These Walls – King Day

Why Do We Build These Walls – King Day

Over the weekend Patty and I took in a few movies, it is what she wanted to do for her birthday that we could not get to a couple of weeks ago. Fortunately 12 Years A Slave was still showing locally. Some may not like the comparison but it was as disturbing as I remember… Read More

Shrinking Women – Poetry as Prophetic Challenge to Systems

Shrinking Women – Poetry as Prophetic Challenge to Systems

Emphasis on high individualism/low community keeps an alertness to interconnectedness at bay. That was at least one of the implications I intended in yesterday’s post. When conversations about social or structural change take place under the rubric of high individualism/low community, the means to explore interconnectedness is limited, if not discouraged. After all, the a… Read More

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