Watching the lame duck antics of Republicans in Wisconsin is stuff from which banana republics are created.
When we see a migration of hungry and thirsty strangers in desperate need of hospitality the living Lord says, “I’m with them.” Are we?
So a suspect in the mailed pipe bombs has been arrested, and given a designation on social media, “The MAGAbomber.” Given both how the suspect adorned his van and the chosen targets, this seems like an apt description. Donald Trump’s rhetoric is like gasoline for angry people who feel themselves cornered, it was only a…
I keep calling for introspection. We keep getting tribalism.
Today is the celebration of American Independence and the beginning of the American Ideal. We’ve struggled to live up to it over the years, and failed great deal, but this is the first time in my lifetime we seem to have decided the ideal itself might be a bad thing.
Politically and theologically I’m a left-of-center leaning moderate. In today’s cultural climate this leaves feeling rather out of place.