Monthly Archives: May 2020

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

May
31

LIFE SAVING BILLS

(The following is a guest commentary by Gary Thompson, long time GVP supporter, who works with Minnesota GVP groups like Protect Minnesota and Moms Demand Action. This post is a letter Gary wrote and was published in the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Thanks,…

May
25

STIRRING A FLOWER

The poet, Francis Thompson, wrote an aphorism that has planted an oak in my mind for decades. “Thou canst not stir a flower without troubling a star.” In short, all of life is connected. COVID-19 has rightly sucked up considerable conversation oxygen since…

May
12

CRY OF THE CHILDREN

A major focus of my ministry was with children and youth. The summers of high school found me working at our church’s camp, washing dishes, carrying out garbage, swabbing floors, building campfires, painting cabins and, well, you name it! During college, I was…

May
4

MESSAGES

Guns send a message. During this Covid Time, I have seen guns used in a smorgasbord of ways, and almost all very concerning. INTIMIDATION: Revolutionary signs of “Don’t Tread On Me” are coupled with men carrying assault weapons and pistols to Minnesota and…

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