• Jan 20

    The Question is Not Whose Side is God On?

    ... but are you on God's side?
    The Question is Not Whose Side is God On?

    Whose Side is God On? An Inauguration Day Reflection, by Carmen Joy Imes

    Four years ago, President Donald Trump took the oath of office and all over America hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in protest, some of them ...

  • Jan 20

    A Psalm for Inauguration Day

    A psalm, a prayer for President Joseph Biden
    A Psalm for Inauguration Day

    Psa. 72:1 Endow the king with your justice, O God,
    the royal son with your righteousness.

    2 May he judge your people in righteousness,
    your afflicted ones with justice.

    3 May the mountains bring prosperity to the people, the hills ...

  • Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.

    As Christians we take the bible seriously as the Word of God. It provides touchstone through which we can discern the will and ways of God. Paul wrote to Timothy:

    But as for you, ...
  • Jan 19

    Jesus and Women: Subversive?

    Was Jesus subversive of a Jewish honor culture?
    Jesus and Women: Subversive?

    One of the ironies of contemporary discussions about whether or not women should be ordained or not is the role Christ plays in the arguments against women’s ordination. William Witt, in Icons of Christ, offers nothing less ...

  • Jan 18

    M.L. King, Jr. Day

    The letter from a Birmingham jail
    M.L. King, Jr. Day

    One of the most significant statements in the history of the Civil Rights struggle. It never gets old for me.

    April 16, 1963

    MY DEAR FELLOW CLERGYMEN:

    While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement ...

  • Jan 18

    Is Critical Race Theory a Religion? Responding to Carl Trueman

    A linguist examines Trueman's claims
    Is Critical Race Theory a Religion? Responding to Carl Trueman

    By Valerie Hobbs

    Carl Trueman's article on Critical Race Theory for the February issue of First Things caught my eye last night because of this provocative claim about religious language:

    All-embracing and transformative views often ...
  • Jan 17

    Light of the World

    Prayer for the Week
    Light of the World

    Almighty God,
    whose Son our Savior Jesus Christ is the light of the world:

    Grant that your people,
    illumined by your Word and Sacraments,
    may shine with the radiance of Christ's glory,

    that he may be known, worshipped, and obeyed ...

  • Jan 16

    Weekly Meanderings, 16 January 2021

    Our weekly selection of links across the web.
    Weekly Meanderings, 16 January 2021

    We’re turning toward more light … may the gloom of our nation match this gradual increase of light.

    A cat with (more than) life:

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A pet cat believed killed along with her owner in a huge ...
  • Jan 15

    Forward Operating Bases

    Can we now move on and start loving our neighbor?
    Forward Operating Bases

    Over the past several years, there has been a transition in military theory that has reshaped the armed forces of the world. Conventional wisdom has moved away from large armies supported by artillery and air power to small, mobile, ...

  • Jan 14

    Let Her Preach

    Let Her Preach

    This post is by Kelly Edmiston.

    “We need to talk to you about something,” a couple of church leaders said to me, as they walked into my office sporting their khaki jackets and concerned stares that spring afternoon a number ...

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