Godless Holiday Tree

West Chester did a good thing a couple of years ago and pre-empted the growing trend of suing towns to take down overtly religious holiday displays.  They created a “free speech” zone for displays.  For the second year in a row the Freethought Society of Greater Philadelphia has set up a “Godless Holiday Tree,” which…

Maturing attitudes about religion and politics…

This morning, I came accross this article about putting this election into a Christian perspective.  It’s worth the read. I’m beginning to become encouraged by signs of what I can only call a maturing of how Americans view religion and politics.  For the past eight years the only voices I heard were the culture-warriors who…

The True Religion

Football season kicks off this week.  I can’t say I’m not excited, because I am.  Even though the ‘Birds are probably going no where I grew up in Philly – football is part of what being part of this region is all about.  After worship this Sunday I will probably be sitting with some of…

Sigh

I like Michael Moore not at all.  I don’t appreciate his rhetoric, I don’t think it’s helpful.  The other day, with Gustav about to plow into the Gulf Coast on the day where the Republican National Convention opened, Michael Moore claimed it’s arrival was, “Proof that there is a God in Heaven.”  Frankly, that just…