The Rev. Sharon Temple
Day: December 15, 2013
If we don’t care at least as much as the gun lobby, if we don’t become, in the president’s words, “obsessed” with curbing gun violence, what right do we have to expect that things will be any different, even after the next mass shooting or wave of urban gun deaths?
We’re not saying that editors at The New York Times were listening in to our conversations about how the church should make itself visible during the Christmas shopping season, but they could have been. Here’s the story:
by Doug Fisher Part 2 of 2 Amidst the current debate over gun regulation that has been marked by polarized conflict, Christians are called to a different source of authority than themselves. The English word, “obedience,” comes from the Greek root, “obeir”; and “obeir” literally means “to listen,” or, “to hear.” As obedient Christians we […]
Psalm 63:1-8(9-11), 98 (Morning) Psalm 103 (Evening) “We have met the enemy and he is us.” As we reach the end of this book, today’s reading reminds us of another difficult truth–that God expects us to rebuild what belongs to us rather than destroy and start over. Some of the things we are called to […]