E. J. Dionne on Liberty and Community

Balancing liberty and community.

Earth Ministry

Training for working on environmental and social justice issues.

Educating All God’s Children

How congregations can help our schools.

Evangelism and Mission, The Whole Story

Proclaim the good news that God is here (Mark 1:14-15) on mission to make the world more loving and more just. Call to join God’s mission in Jesus Christ (Mark 1:16-29) to make the world more loving and more just. Proclamation draws people into the church. There are joyous times of sharing the good things […]

Everything You’ve Heard about Failing Schools is Wrong

One “failing” school that is really doing well.

Finding God in Silicon Valley

“Finding God in Silicon Valley” – Religion and Ethics Newsweekly of 4/3/15 interviews the head of VMware who sees his company as a church and the head of Carpenters Code which seeks to connect Silicon Valley workers with God.  Comment on their values: success of their families; success of the organization; and wisdom.  Where are […]

For more grace filled sports see “Doing Unto Others, Off and On the Tennis Court”

Not being overly competitive.

Frances Perkins on Christians in politics

Political activity is every Christians responsibility.

God Is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World–and Why Their Differences Matter

Stephen R. Prothero “Stephen Prothero has done it again. This is a powerfully-written, paradigm-shifting book. How religious differences can be a bridge of cooperation rather than a bomb of destruction is one of the most important challenges of our era, and Prothero is as good a guide as you will find.” (Eboo Patel, founder and […]

God, Darwin and My Biology Class

“God, Darwin and My Biology Class” by David P. Barash, professor of psychology at the Univ. of Washington on the compatibility of evolution and religion, the need to rethink just how one sees the omnipotent and omni-benevolent God and the fact of unmerited suffering, NY Times 9/27/14. Biblical reference: “You desire truth in the inward […]