Thanksgiving Day: Being Grateful for Us

Thanksgiving

Generating thanks based on national myths that hide more truth than they display has no role in the worship life of Christian churches

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Are We Making Police More Dangerous by Saying They’re Endangered?

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We need to insistently challenge the claim that police face great danger.

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Military Coup, Revolution, and the Way of Jesus

Militaryamerica

Many Americans –including Christians, apparently- trust the military significantly more than any other institution.

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Getting Church Right on the 4th of July

JulySunday

Few Sundays of the year do churches get things more wrong than on the Sunday nearest to the 4th of July.

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Officer Slaps Homeless Man, Exposes Systemic Violence

Homeless

While the violent action of a police officer against a homeless man who simply wanted to use the restroom is intolerable, no less violent, morally deplorable and worthy of condemnation are the actions of the city officials who put in place laws that criminalized homelessness.

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Franklin Graham and “Christian” Violence

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Calling for a degree of religious humility and self-examination strikes me as a reasonable thing to do. Franklin Graham, son of the famous preacher Billy Graham, doesn’t agree.

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Jesus Was Tortured to End All Torture

Cross

I grieve over torture. I grieve not only for those subjected to abuse no human being should be forced to endure.

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