Pentecost shifts the focus of the Christian community away from the singular focus on the life of Jesus and on to a clearer focus of the ministry of the church in the world.
It was by faith in a risen savior, not a myth or a metaphor, that my slave ancestors and subsequent generations of African Americans have been able to endure the horrors of life in this country for the last 400 years.
Women’s History Month is a good time to focus on Womanist Theology as part of a continuing conversation about the contexts in which the Bible was written, in which it is currently being interpreted, and in which many who read the Bible are living every day.
The fragment of the Berlin Wall that was torn down in 1989 is a reminder that building bridges of understanding is always better than building walls of separation and division. I think about the Berlin Wall as I watch our nation wrapped up over the question about a wall at the border that divides the United States and Mexico.
The Advent season invites us to sing songs of joy no matter what our surrounding circumstances might be