Day: December 31, 2017

Looking ahead, the new year and beyond

Looking ahead, the new year and beyond

There’s something about a new year that invites a reckoning.  We want to understand what has happened, we want to imagine what might lie ahead, and we make commitments to change ad do differently.  How successful we are at these surely varies, but that won’t stop us from peering into the tea leaves.

“It’s not Trump’s to give away”: praying for peace in Jerusalem

“It’s not Trump’s to give away”: praying for peace in Jerusalem

They met with Lutheran Palestinians living in the occupied West Bank and wondering if the wider world has forgotten that there are Christians in the country, too; although they are bleeding out of the holy lands at an alarming rate, according to those left behind.