Children

Reading the Bible: A Conversation with Peter Enns

If I had known Peter‘s birthday was Tuesday, I would have dropped this podcast then. After all, what better birthday gift for Pete than for our conversation to drop on the Interwebs! Read More

Unless You Become Like One of These

Last Friday’s lack of school came easier. The predicted ice storm never came. Images of crashed semi-trailer rigs pointed to a storm that missed more than failed to arrive. Read More

Faithful Presence – An Advent Series: #2

The group of children rehearsed their songs as part of the Christmas program. C wanted to be in front of the microphone. What child doesn’t want to hear himself through a PA system? Especially a child who thinks it cool his Grandpa uses a mic regularly. Straining his neck in the direction of the mic stand, his mother shook her head.  Read More

Poverty, American Christianity, and The Church, An Interview with Ryan Abernathy

Seniors receiving assistance from the U.S. Government compare to animals in the wild. Stop feeding the animals, as the analogy goes, and you won’t have dependent human beings. Thank you, Oklahoma State GOP. Read More

The Congo – No Liberty and Trouble for All

Occasionally an event exposes the failure of the Left/Right divide. When this occurs it brings the hope and possibility of destabilizing the balance required to direct our attention to human issues rather than idealogical ones. Read More