A Blessing for Civil Disobedience

The religious traditions of the world affirm that we should treat others as we wish to be treated, but too often our laws are cruel.

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God Abundant, God of Wonder

A Christian Hymn against Christian Nationalism

God abundant, God of wonder, God of every living thing,

God of justice and of righteousness, empower us as we sing.

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Jesus and Wealth – Part One

Money, wealth, financial power, economic power, call it what you will, extreme wealth disparity destroys societies from within, eating away at the bond between people and the fabric of society.

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Courage, Holiness and a Love that Conquers Fear of Death

We are considering how Courage, like Joy, is one of the signs of holiness in our time.  In yesterday’s meditation, Martin Luther King Jr. reminded us that we “must love something more than the fear of death” if we are to live. 

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Litany for Strength and Guidance in Justice Work

Holy One, lover of all, knowing that you desire that all people should live in joy and
wellness, we ask today for strength and guidance in the work we do to build a just and peaceful

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Book Review of Decolonizing Christianity: Becoming Badass Believers

By Miguel de la Torre

Decolonizing Christianity is a hard book to read – but it’s one white Christians should read, especially those of us who claim to be progressive.

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The Lost Cause

Are we still living with the racial divide left over from the Civil War? This provocative audio documentary explores the history of a conflict that nearly tore America apart.

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Religion, Politics, and Reclaiming the Soul of Christianity

A Spiritual Imperative for Our Time and Our Nation

God’s unconditional love is the quintessential element, the heart and soul of the teachings of Jesus Christ.

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Why are ads for Jesus dividing opinion?

“People will see through who’s behind it. They’ll see what their real agenda is, set that aside, and we can have a deeper  conversation about who Jesus was, what he was about and what we’re about as his followers today,” Burklo said. 

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MAGA Christians Need Deeper Dive Into the Scriptures

At no time in modern American history has conservative leadership shown such little regard for following how the scriptures tell us Christ wants us to live our lives and for whom he wants us to show love, care and compassion.

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Whisper and Relevance

When I look at the writers who examine the relation between religion and politics, most take their cues from the Bible. There are two problems with this approach.

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John Trudell Quote “We have to really think like human beings.”

We have to really think like human beings. And, just accept the reality of now.

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – March 20, 2023

Join Mark and Caleb as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their high-octane progressive Christian perspectives in consideration of the DC Extended Universe’s latest movie, “Shazam: Fury of the Gods.”

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Some Woman Somewhere

Poetry for International Women's Day

As International Women’s Day rolled around, that simmering sense of anger came to the surface. It flowed out, however, not in the murky waters of a pity pool, but in a torrent of stories of women all around the world and the challenges they face on a regular, often daily, basis. I set my own concerns aside and wrote for them, my own difficulties of little consequence in the face of what it is other women do every single day. In the light of their strength, our own can be renewed.

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – March 13, 2023

Join Caleb and Mark as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their high-octane progressive Christian perspectives in consideration of the first two episodes of season 3 of “The Mandalorian.”

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The scrutiny of Kamala Harris

Vice President Kamala Harris has been in office since 2020. Harris struggles to carve out a lane for herself, and she feels the weight of being the first Black and Asian American to be the nation’s V.P. However, with an approval rating no higher than 39 percent from multiple polls, can Harris convince the American public for a second term?

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What is Progressive Christianity?

A Panel Discussion

Take a few moments and listen to the Board of ProgressiveChristianity.org talk about the Progressive Christian Movement and what it’s going to look like in the future.

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Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod president calls for excommunicating white nationalists

‘This is evil. We condemn it in the name of Christ,’ writes LCMS President Matthew Harrison.

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