Day: December 15, 2013

What else did we expect? Guns and violence

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?

Prayer and reconciliation at the mall

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:

Part 2: A little child shall lead them: a year after Sandy Hook

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 …

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