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August 11, 2015
Letting Go of Fear & Celebrating Differences: Insights from Intersectionality
This past Sunday was the 70th anniversary of the United States dropping an atomic bomb on...
March 31, 2015
What Do We Mean We When Say, “Building the Beloved Community”?
In progressive religious circles, you will often hear calls to “build the Beloved Community,” but I’m...
January 19, 2015
Rosa Parks: The Rest of the Story
One of many reasons why the film Selma is so riveting is that it focuses...
December 08, 2014
“What You Say Next Will Change Your World”: Practicing Nonviolent Communication
Each year at the annual Unitarian Universalist General Assembly, one of highlights is always the...
June 09, 2014
The Right of Conscience and the Crystallization of Conscience
“Crystallization of conscience” is the term the military uses for determining if a Conscientious Objector...
April 22, 2014
Ehrman’s “How Did Jesus Become God?” and What Does Resurrection Mean Today?
I suspect that some people might be surprised to learn that in many Unitarian Universalist...
March 18, 2014
The Life Tradition versus the Death Tradition in Christianity
A man died. The people who knew him gathered to share memories. Finally, a portrait...
July 15, 2013
Conscience, Civil Disobedience, and Holy Obedience
In 1973, Gene Sharp, who is now in his 80s, published a trilogy of books...
May 26, 2013
All Bodies Count: Memorial Day, Fallen Soldiers & Civilian Casualties
My father who fought in WWII, he tried to tell me that, “War is not...
March 01, 2013
Another World Is Possible: Repealing the Death Penalty
Inconsistency: Since 1978, less than 1% of Maryland’s 13,000+ murders resulted in a death sentence....
February 19, 2013
Zero Dark Thirty: Torture, Disavowal, and the Oscars
This is what should be done by those who are skilled in goodness, and who...
July 03, 2012
From Independence Day to Interdependence
(Logan Mehl-Laituri, Reborn on the Fourth of July: The Challenge of Faith, Patriotism & Conscience, 2012,...
June 27, 2012
Standing on the Side of Love for Immigration Justice
Last week I had the privilege of attending the Unitarian Universalists' annual General Assembly, which was...
March 20, 2012
Ron Sider: An Evangelical Christian Worth Listening To
(Ronald J. Sider, Fixing the Moral Deficit: A Balanced Way to Balance the Budget, InterVarsity Press,...
October 24, 2011
#OccupyChurch: Jesus Threw out the Moneylenders for a Reason
Andy Lester was one of the most important professors I had in seminary. I took...
October 17, 2011
Jesus’ Parable of the Job Creator, the Day Laborers, and #OccupyWallSt
Jesus’ “Parable of the Generous Landowner and the Laborers in the Vineyard” could be profitably...
October 14, 2011
Brian McLaren, "Two Kinds of Religion," and #OccupyWallSt
I was reminded today of a quote from author and public theologian Brian McLaren that...
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