Starbucks is Violating the Separation of Corporation and State Should we let Starbucks, or Google, or Chick Fil’A, or Papa John’s regulate our morality? How can society get so inflamed over religious institutions talking about morality in the public sphere, but applaud when CEO’s and mega-corporations grand stand on social issues? If you boycotted Chick… Read more Starbucks is Violating the Separation of Corporation and State
PCUSA Publishes Resources to deal with Rising Gun Violence in the US So proud of the PCUSA for making Gun Violence in the U.S. a priority and working to put together this report and resource for its congregations. There’s nothing saying that your non-Presbyterian church or synagogue or mosque can’t benefit from this resource too!
OPEN LETTER TO SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN One of my first most popular articles was my “Competition in Politics Hurts Everyone”. It was my attempt at a mode of public discourse I like to call “Constructivist”. This is one example of how I see “Constructivist discourse” being lived out. Here’s the text in case the photo… Read more
This “quote” is running around the church/state blogosphere. There is a valid point here, but saying “Ministers should stop preaching politics” is wrong on many levels. Define “politics”. Does that mean churches can’t be involved with discussions about how local and/or state taxes affect their neighborhoods? Really? Churches are bigger than their ministers. Churches far… Read more
Examples of Mature Christianity: Part One I’ve stumbled into a group of Christian bloggers who are all amazing. They really extend a ton of grace by associating with me at all. So I would love to leverage my 15 (thousand!) readers to give them some praise. I’m calling this series “Examples of Mature Christianity” because… Read more Examples of Mature Christianity: Part One