The Other Pandemic

Coronavirus didn’t crash the economy; the greed of the rich did. Let’s begin with admitting that there is huge wealth disparity in the...

Stop Drinking Dark Water

If you grew up with me, and you haven’t yet seen the movie, “Dark Waters”, run to see it. Especially if, like me, you left West Virginia,...

Gordon Gekko Lied

Since becoming what we in the clergy refer to as “bivocational” (a euphemism that simply means we need a paying job to support our...

"Let's Roll!"

“I think we're all passengers in a billionaire hijacking. We were all drugged on the plane, and these guys are now terrified in the...

No Compromise

Today marks the end of the third week of our government’s shutdown, tying it with the longest government shut down in history, and with...

Armed While Black

Problem: Mass shootings occurring at a nearly daily rate in the US. Solution (proposed by the President, most Republicans, and the NRA):...

New Beginnings

I know I’m not alone. You may be out there, somewhere, wondering, “Well damn, where do I go from here?” I feel you. For over a decade, I...

The Devil's Peace

The appearance of peace can be misleading. Here's how to identify - and reject - "counterfeit peace." “Peace is not just about the...

I SEE YOU. I HEAR YOU. I BELIEVE YOU.

To all women, girls, and gender-nonconforming individuals: I am a middle-aged, straight, white, cis-gender man. And I apologize. I see...

Stronger Together

Throughout history, people have changed the face of the world by coming together. This is still our strength; this is still our promise....

When It's Time to Let Go

Letting go of something important to us may be the most difficult thing we ever do. It may also be the most important. Dear One, trust me...

No Such Thing as Neutrality

Taking a stand for Justice. One of the oldest lessons of morality recorded in scripture is that of Cain and Abel. After Cain offs his...