Tagged with interfaith

A Closer Look #14 Greenhouses of Hope

A Closer Look #14 Greenhouses of Hope

Today I have a review of¬†Greenhouses of Hope: Congregations Growing Young Leaders Who Will Change the World edited by Dori Grinenko Baker, a collection of essays depicting various special – and powerful – ministries in congregations that might give one hope in up-and-coming young leadership. You can also read, rate, and comment on my review … Continue reading

Follow-Up on Desmond Tutu and the Three-Mile-Per-Hour God.

Follow-Up on Desmond Tutu and the Three-Mile-Per-Hour God.

Speaking of interfaith worship, last month I wrote about Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s concept of the “Three-Mile-Per-Hour God.” I have finally re-discovered the video footage online! The Seeds of Compassion conference has video archives but I cannot figure out how to access them. But I found it at the University of Washington’s online UW-TV website. You … Continue reading

Reconciliation Is the Long Game.

Reconciliation Is the Long Game.

LCMS President Harrison issued an apology for the way he asked Pastor Morris to apologize. You can read my thoughts on the initial apology from last week. At this point, I’m waiting for someone to apologize and explain those responsible for sacking the people who have just been sacked, have been sacked. There are three … Continue reading

Sorry, God, That’s Not Our Policy.

Sorry, God, That’s Not Our Policy.

This morning I read a news story explaining that the pastor from the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod in Newton, CT had to issue an apology to the LCMS president for participating in a prayer vigil two days after the murder of innocent adults and children because leaders of other faith traditions also participated. Here’s … Continue reading