Monthly Archives: August 2016

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Aug
24

Lights of Hope

LIGHTS OF HOPE! Addressing gun violence prevention (GVP) means playing the “long game!” Progress is like a “dim glow!” Yet, there have been beams of light recently for which we can be grateful and give encouragement. THE SUPREME COURT: Recently, the USSC issued…

Aug
23

GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACTION

GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACTION It was a great day! The ELCA Churchwide Assembly “…refer[red] to the Church Council, in consultation with staff of the churchwide organizations, consideration of the request for establishing an ELCA Task Force to organize actions consistent with ELCA policy…

Aug
15

INTERFAITH INSPIRATION!

INTERFAITH INSPIRATION! Last evening, I participated in an Interfaith Service to End Gun Violence at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral. The service featured a young violinist playing a Bach sonata, Gospel music and traditional hymns. Speakers and prayer leaders from Zen Buddhism, Muslim, Jewish…

Aug
5

Church Integrity and Guns

CHURCH INTEGRITY AND GUNS Recently on Facebook, a clergy colleague announced that he would delete any political and social commentary from his page, that he wanted only comments relating to specific church/faith formation. OK, I can respect his wish. But his underatnding of…

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