The church can and should call on the state to align its laws and policies with better morals and ethics. But it cannot do so with the same integrity and sincerity unless it does so first.
By chance, I ran into my friend and mentor Dr. Jacqueline Bussie (I was on my way home with Chipotle, thanks to my girlfriend's excellent suggestion). Back at Capital University in 2008, she taught a Liberation Theology class that ended up being one of my favorite classes. As we talked about her work out of … Continue reading Dangerous Theology
Applesauce Communion and Critical Thinking
This months edition of the Lutheran magazine (February 2012) provided some thought-provoking tidbits. APPLESAUCE COMMUNION When I first saw the title, I thought, "Oh God... can this be as bad as the Dr. Seuss liturgy highlighted last month?" (You can check that one out for yourself in the January 2012 issue). Thankfully, I was pleasantly … Continue reading Applesauce Communion and Critical Thinking