(I am thankful to have a guest post by a new friend, Samantha Lioi. Things like Justice, Peace, and Community, are not just ideals to hold for her, but are integral parts of her life. I thought it would be helpful to have a countering perspective to the model I presented earlier, for which IContinue reading “How to Follow Jesus and Love Our Neighbors Without Voting (Guest Post by Samantha E. Lioi)”
Can we all just stop for a moment? Amidst all the yelling and arguing, finger pointing, partisan-political emails, TV News propaganda, YouTube video conspiracy theories, and anger, we must all ask ourselves one little question… has any of this helped in anyway other than to strengthen the resolve on both sides that the other isContinue reading “Does Simplistic Opposition Against “the Other” ever work?”
I don’t think that civil conversation is possible in the American arena and context. So much hatred, bigotry, and ignorance has overwhelmed all chances of truly human interaction. There are some deep ideological differences in our country, and they will never be bridged with the atmosphere of racism and apathy that currently exist. When IContinue reading “Can we ever disagree without hateful and dehumanizing language???”
The brilliant Dr. West shares words of challenge and encouragement with our President.
What do you think about the idea of supporting the President, while also critiqueing him and keeping him accountable? Blind and biased critique or support will never be good, especially in a democracy, right?
What are your thoughts?
This picture captures what will hopefully be a more globally diverse future for American foreign policy, in which we are strengthening America’s relationships around the world. At the least, it’s a new look for the White House.
I really liked what my blogging friend had to say about this photo, in which Pres. Obama has recieved a lot of critique for bowing to a foreign leader. Check it out here.
Well I didn’t win a noble prize… but another blogger and frequent guest to my site has awarded me with this GBA award!!! Speechless. Well I don’t want to thank God first for the inspiration, my Mom and Dad who believed in me, my wife for all her support, and all the other little peopleContinue reading “I Never Expected This… What An Honor!”
Race seems to always be a touchy subject on my blog. This is due partly because there is a wide variety of perspectives, ideologies, and theologies coming together to dialogue, which I think is a good thing. Rather than avoiding it, I think continual dialogue is needed. So I thought this video of Tim wiseContinue reading “Is race a factor in Health Care reform?”