Funeral for An Addict

Kevin, our custodian, was expected to be at our Ash Wednesday evening church service. An hour before it was to start, I learned of his death and did not mention it to those in attendance because it had not yet been confirmed and I did not want to spread unfounded, sordid rumors. Kevin’s death lay [Read More…]

Scalia, the Bible, and the Constitution: Only One of Them Is Dead

Recently departed Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia believed, “The only good Constitution is a dead Constitution.” For Scalia, the Constitution is static and should only be changed through the Constitutional amendment process. His theory is called “originalism” ~ a belief that the Constitution should be interpreted solely through the lens of what was written when [Read More…]

Leading Differently: 12 Faith Leaders Shaping the Future

By Stephen Lewis President, Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) Over the next 12 months, we will spotlight 12 leaders, their stories, and how their passion and call to shape a more hopeful future through Christian ministry guides the impact they are making in their communities, institutions and universities.  “Never doubt that a small group of [Read More…]