The lion, the lamb, and the candidate

Oct 17, 2019 by

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro visited Edith Espinal at our church Tuesday morning. He met with her privately for about 20 minutes, listening to her story, followed by a press conference at...

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On submitting to rulers

Feb 8, 2017 by

During our current transition of political power I have heard a refrain that has been repeated during previous transitions of power: “Even if we don’t like who is president, we need to respect the office...

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American civil religion on steroids

Jan 30, 2017 by

“If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal...

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Sacred cows and holy kisses

Jun 15, 2015 by

Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory. — Isaiah 6:1-5 Greet one another with a holy kiss. — Romans 16:12-16 What on earth is a “holy kiss?” Is it a kiss on...

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