Note to the Church: All People Care About the “Weightier Matters of the Law”

Dear faithful, biblical sisters and brothers who are trying to follow Jesus in this time called America, I write to you during a summer of Supreme Court decisions and annual church meetings when religious news has, once again, become focused on sexuality and contraception (and whether your state legislature or employer should have a say [Read More...]

A New Birth of Freedom? Four Ways to Celebrate the 4th

When he was four score and seven years removed from the independence that America celebrates today, President Abraham Lincoln surveyed the landscape of both a battlefield and a nation at war and declared in words that we’ve not been able to forget that it was time for a “new birth of freedom.” 150 years later, [Read More...]