The Path To Freedom

Freedom is a destination! It is not to be used to promote frear-mongering ideas that will allow illigimate powers to be amassed in its name, to trash the Constitution of this country, while poising as a defender of the same. This tragic demise of our Constitution will be one of the unintended consequences of this [Read More…]

Rich Men, Camels, and Needles

"The Bible says it's easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.  Does that mean rich people can't go to heaven?"   L.I. , Boston [Read more…]

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The God I Know..

The past year has been a tremendous time of growth for my faith.  Even though I came to Christ at an early age of 12, my faith had never grown past knowing God personally and trying to be a "good person."  It was in the last year of being challenged through my church and people [Read More…]

Playing It Smart

In the past year, the percentage of Americans who say the GOP is "friendly" to religion has dropped by eight points, led by a large decline among white evangelicals and Catholics. [Read more…]

The Multitude Gathered: Reflections on Katrina

In Mark's Gospel Jesus asks, "Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,' and do not do what I say?" That is the question we must ask President Bush and those politicians who strut their Christian faith while ignoring the care for the needy that their faith demands: "How can you call Jesus ‘Lord,' and not [Read More…]

A Christian, A Democrat: From the Co-Chair

  I am tired of politicians, partisans, and preachers spelling God "G-O-P." Now many Americans think Jesus never rode a donkey and today rides only an elephant. The truth is, God cannot be held hostage by any political party. [Read more…]

Isa 58 Vision

“If you would do away with the yoke of oppression, with the pointing of the finger and the malicious talk, and if you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the need of the oppressed, then your night will become like the noonday.” – Isa. 58:9-10 If a piece of Scripture were to [Read More…]

The Power of Our Story

    Over the past year, the Lord has led me down a path from campaign politics to the world of grassroots organizing.  Of the numerous lessons this journey has taught has been that everyone of us has a very powerful tool to effect change for God’s Kingdom in the public arena:  our own story.      [Read more…]

Sacred Is As Sacred Does

You can tell what a people hold sacred by examining the things they're willing to fight for.  While America's indigenous nations are willing to fight for their sacred lands and practices that date back 13,000 years by some estimates, Americans, 82 percent of whom claim to be Christian, are fighting for two other things: money [Read More…]