Day: January 20, 2014

Episcopal Church and Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Alongside Augustine’s Confessions and Julian of Norwich’s Revelations of Divine Love, I’d make the case that “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, stands as a modern classic of spiritual writing.  Dr. King responds to several critics within the church, and urges the entire church to unite on the side […]

Swords into Plowshares

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of nonviolence took new form today at a church in New York City.  Mike Martin, in a service at Middle Collegiate Church, pounded a Remington rifle into a farming tool. 

An Addiction to Consensus

Last week, the Café talked about a ‘perception problem’ for those who were politically active.   According to a new study, while the public at large might agree with politically active folks, they are simultaneously dissuaded from taking further action themselves.  

Spiritual AND Religious

by Rie Linton with Nancy Kern During my Ziglar’s pump parable than Jesus’ lost coin parable. We have got to have the vision to allow the former in order to discuss the latter. Today’s young adult is not content with following blindly but wants to engage his/her spirit – fully and completely. We exactly is […]

The Rev.

Monday, January 20, 2014 – Week of 2 Epiphany, Year Two [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 25 (morning) // 9, 15 (evening) Genesis 8:6-22 Hebrews 4:14-5:6 John 2:23-3:15 My elementary school always observed Martin Luther King […]