Day: March 5, 2015

Transgender life: where is God?

Author Grace Anne Stevens reflects on her life as a transgender woman and how she experiences God: In 1960, I was 13 and Bar Mitzvahed like all my friends in the neighborhood. This is the “coming of age” ritual for Jewish boys when they get to say, “Today I am a man!” Even at such […]

Rowan Williams on Christian politics

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams recently spoke on “Christian politics” at a Faith in Politics conference in London saying: “Christian politics is not about defending ‘Judeo-Christian values’ or those forms of religious culture, it is about pressing again and again on these areas where trust is shrinking and humanity is shrinking with it and […]

Praying the DOJ Report on Ferguson – A Great Litany of Lament

Praying the DOJ Report on Ferguson – A Great Litany of Lament

Mike Kinman, the dean of the Christ Church Cathedral in St. Louis, has read the Department of Justice report on the Ferguson Police Department. As I spent time today reading the report of the Department of Justice on the Ferguson Police Department, it was clear to me that it is not just an indictment of […]

Speaking to the Soul: Who is Jesus?

Speaking to the Soul: Who is Jesus?

I think that in everything he did Jesus was pointing at something else. He was inviting us into relationship. He was asking us to challenge ourselves, to question, to open our hearts. He was showing us over and over again a living God, a God who desires relationship with us, who wants dialogue, who wants to teach us, change us, open us up like a seed so that we can sprout new roots and stems.