Egyptian Surprise Bears Repeating

As hundreds of thousands of Egyptians have shown the world — gathered across what many have seen as insurmountable spiritual and social divides – the way forward is fueled by faith, hope and love. [Read more…]

Ancient Stones, Living Stones: An Alternative Tour of the Holy Land

“Within the despairingly complicated quagmire of issues in Jerusalem, we encountered several pictures of hope.” A post by Frank Rogers from the trip-blog, “Ancient Stones, Living Stones.” [Read more…]

Who is my brother? Who is my sister?

Moments into his new administrative responsibilities the governor of Alabama told a congregation that those who are not Christians are not his brothers and sisters. As Anne Lamott once observed in a different connection, it is the kind of statement that would drive Jesus to drink gin from the cat’s dish. Patheos columnist and Episcopal Priest Fred Scmidt responds to the new Governor’s religious words… [Read more…]