Day: January 8, 2013

Widow of Medgar Evers to deliver invocation at Obama inauguration

Fifty years ago this June, civil rights leader Medgar Evers was slain in his home driveway by a rifle shot to his head. JFK had earlier that day given his speech proposing what became the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Although a white supremacist was arrested soon after the murder it was thirty years before […]

A response to “Secrets your pastor can’t share in a sermon”

As my priest, sometimes you’re just not transparent/genuine. I get that you need to maintain appropriate boundaries, and I want you to have those boundaries. But I don’t expect you to be in a good mood every day, or to not have problems at home. Nor do I expect you to conceal your real views. … And by the way, not everything has to be sunshine and roses. Some things in life just stink, and you can say that. If we as a parish can’t deal with that, it’s our problem, not yours.