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How we Keep Going When “Not Inhumane” feels like the Only Thing we Can Accomplish

How we Keep Going When “Not Inhumane” feels like the Only Thing we Can Accomplish

Is this what we’ve come to? Defending the moral claim that families should be together and children should not be in cages? After days of denying the family separation policy and pleading helplessness to change the law, early this afternoon Donald Trump said he would suspend the Homeland Security policy of family separation at the … Continue reading How we Keep Going When “Not Inhumane” feels like the Only Thing we Can Accomplish
Juneteenth

Juneteenth

Yesterday [June 19] in 1865, slaves from Galveston, Texas, became the last to know of their newfound freedom. Union soldiers finally reached this city and read aloud Abraham Lincoln’s famous Emancipation Proclamation, which had declared two and a half years earlier that all American slaves had been freed, although for many their bondage continued. Psalm […]
Notes and Musings After Reading ‘Desiring the Kingdom’

Notes and Musings After Reading ‘Desiring the Kingdom’

Desiring The Kingdom: notes and musings Overall Score: 3/5 (https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/43877739-jon-beadle) Italics = my thoughts Introduction: The life of the mind is a study that is very concerned with Christian higher education – a decidedly modern approach to education.  – 17 Thesis: ” [Desiring the Kingdom is] an invitation to re-vision Christian education as a formative...
In the Beginning Was Love

In the Beginning Was Love

In the beginning was Love. Love was with God, and Love was God, for God is Love. Everything came into being through Love, and nothing came into being without her. All things were created through Love and for Love. Love is before all things, and in her ...
Season After Pentecost (Proper 7[12]) – The Old Testament Passage: David Succeeds

Season After Pentecost (Proper 7[12]) – The Old Testament Passage: David Succeeds

This week’s two options for the Old Testament passage are stories part one and part two of David killing Goliath and the honor that was given David afterwards. Part one – I Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23), 32-49 – details David’s preparation and killing of Goliath. Part two – I Samuel 17:57-18:5, 18:10-16 – tells of […]

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