Today’s news reports that the Boy Scouts and the chicken sandwich purveyor Chick-Fil-A confirm their anti-gay stances.
Day: July 17, 2012
There is perhaps nothing more human than the curiosity that compels exploration. But paired with that curiosity is a search for meaning — we don’t want to know just what is out there, we want to turn it into something with a story, something with sense. We turn to the gods for that meaning, and we turn to them for our safety as we go.
In the category of Mainline Summer:
More reactions to the reactions to the reactions to General Convention and the Episcopal Church. Popular bloggers, AKMA in Rachel Held Evans both discuss the liberal-conservative divide and wonder how to encourage conversation between those who have divided into camps over issues to get beyond tossing snark at one another.
“Hispanics in the U.S. are adventurous and open-minded and value education,” Aguilar says. “They’re here to work. Here to find a better life. The theology of the Episcopal Church is open and people are free to think. At our core we value education and have excellent schools.”
John 21: 15-17. “Feed my sheep.” Recently a small group of our Spirit Journey Native youth group went to Skid Row, L.A. for a mission trip. “They are just like normal people,” is the comment most often made. One of the youth commented on the blank looks on their faces until our young men went […]