Day: May 5, 2012

Creating a new progressive ecumenical church

Let’s throw out the rule book, break with tradition, look to the future with our eyes open and hearts centered on living out the Greatest Commandment, and perhaps even bring together some of our denominations under one new banner — a new united church — that reflects a belief that living out God’s mission for the world is more important than bureaucracy and polity, the laws that govern our churches. ~Currie

Maryland shooting update

The Rev. Kirk Kubicek writes his parish, friends and family on Facebook updating them on the situation at St. Peter’s, Ellicott Mills where there a homeless man apparently shot the parish administrator and the co-rector on Thursday before killing himself.

Kentucky Derby: only sadness on Derby Day

Kurt Wiesner, member of The Lead news team reflects on Derby Day: The biggest sports day of the year for me used to be Derby Day. My mother’s love for horses sparked my interest in The Triple Crown, and especially the Kentucky Derby.

Cheek turning

‘You have heard that it was said, “An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.” But I say to you, Do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other also; and if anyone wants to sue you and take your coat, give your cloak …

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