Powell: Pre-existing conditions

Feb 18, 2019 by

Our communities are hurting. Few want to accept responsibility, particularly those who benefit from the conditions that have created the pain. We have learned to play the blame game. Blame the victims. Accuse...

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Comparing ourselves to whom?

Oct 26, 2015 by

A funny thing happened when I moved to D.C. six years ago. I went from being surrounded by a laid-back crew of seminarians, pastors, poets and radicals to living in one of the most powerful, motivated and...

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The test question for your church

Apr 16, 2015 by

We tend to measure the “success” of a church by numbers. I propose in A Fellowship of Differents another way of measuring whether or not our church measures up to the kind of success that the Bible...

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