Reflections on Separate and Not Equal

 For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.  Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools  and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and…

Copy-cat Revenge

  “How many children around the globe, we continue to ask, are growing up with “jihad,” “war,” “crusade,” “revenge,” “hatred” not only inscribed in their names but woven into the very fabric of their lives! For reconciliation to take place, the inscriptions of hatred must be carefully erased and the threads of violence gently removed.…

You Keep the Stub

You Keep the Stub a short story The Anderson family decided to go to a movie after an early supper. Dad, mom, Katie and Kevin got into the family’s van and headed over to the Markhem multiplex on the other side of Markhem River. They hoped that a 6:30 showing they wanted to attend wouldn’t…

Only One Thing Matters

  Three scenarios, two Marys, and only one thing matters: Jesus’ parents used to go to Jerusalem every year for the Passover festival. When Jesus was twelve years old, they went up as usual… After the festival, Joseph and Mary left Jerusalem for their home in Galilee. They went on for a day’s journey thinking…

From Rage to Rage or Age to Age the Same

  It seems that for much of the Evangelical Christian world today, the driving narrative concerns getting people saved from hell and then setting them on the path of a fundamentalist political narrative. The right people must be elected by the right people to protect the rights of the right people. For heaven’s sake. It…