The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, President of the House of Deputies, has written a letter addressed to deputies and alternate deputies about different actions the Church has decided to take following Tom Palermo’s death. The letter is reprinted below, from the House of Deputies website: A Letter from President Jennings: The Death of Thomas Palermo February […]
Day: February 9, 2015
February, the shortest month of the year, is celebrated as Black History Month in America. Writing for the Guardian, columnist Steven Thrasher makes the case that Black History Month unwittingly facilitates white supremacy by not naming it or addressing it. Thrasher asserts that the type of black exceptionalism celebrated this month reinforces negative stereotypes by […]
Updated with photos from Birmingham, Alabama and to change some wording. Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, previously known for refusing to remove a Ten Commandments monument, has ordered probate judges to refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. In a decision hailed as a victory for American Secularism, a recent court decision overturned the […]
Do Millennials burn out faster in the ministry because of digital networking and technology?
Some terminally ill patients have been part of a controversial study of psilocybin. Participants reported greater acceptance of their conditions, and immense gratitude for the lives they’d led. What do you think? Would you try it?
These early disciples simply persisted in following Jesus without predicting, let alone controlling, the outcomes of Jesus’ life and ministry. As we follow him today, let’s worry less about the predictions that help us feel in control, and instead allow Jesus to accompany us in our confusion and uncertainty.