I just wrapped up Blessed are the Peacemakers by Wendell Berry. It offers an interesting perspective on its namesake Bible verse, Matthew 5:9. When we’re “blessed” as peacemakers, are we granted material blessings or blessed with good health? Berry argues no.… Read the rest
In this increasingly irreligious world, Churches face declining membership and a lack of stability. In her 2016 work, The INTRAfaith Conversation, Rev. Dr. Susan Strouse documents her work to unite peoples of differing faiths as pastor of First United Lutheran Church in San Francisco.… Read the rest
I’m hesitant to write about this as it’s difficult for me not to tangent off into a political rant. But it is what it is, brace yourself.
Yesterday, John McCain left his cancer-stricken deathbed to travel to Washington DC and… voted to take healthcare away from millions of Americans.… Read the rest