Jesus Wept: How Hosing Down the Homeless Reflects on All of Us Christians

There’s a picture floating around on the internet of Jesus slapping his forehead in frustration and bewilderment, much like Homer Simpson would do on the Simpsons. Every time I see it, I can picture Jesus saying in a very Homer-like voice, “Doh!” If Jesus actually makes such a face, he is undoubtedly making it today. [Read More...]

The Gospel of Kelly Gissendaner  

Kelly Gissendaner

Georgia clergy just delivered 500 signatures of faith leaders and 40 boxes of names from around the world — calling for a stop to tonight’s execution of Kelly Gissendaner. And there are over 55,000 folks on the groundswell petition which launched just yesterday, and over 1,000 new names are coming in every hour. But some [Read More...]

Women, the Death Penalty, and Jesus

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Only 15 women have been executed in the U.S. since the reinstatement of the death penalty in 1976. For two death penalty cases involving women to make the news in the same week is unprecedented – but it’s happening. One is Jodi Arias, convicted of killing her ex-boyfriend in 2008, whose sentencing trial is this [Read More...]


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