The Dead Have No Voice

“There is nothing we forget as eagerly, as quickly, as the wickedness of man.” Abraham J. Heschel The last few years I have been learning about our hidden history. From the way conquerors came to this country and colonized it by brutalizing and attempting to eliminate the indigenous people, to the Tulsa Oklahoma massacre ofContinue reading “The Dead Have No Voice”

Disappointed

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Even when I know the expected outcome, I cannot help being disappointed by the members of the Republican party who serve in our Senate. They just let us down again by not allowing the vote to create a commission to investigateContinue reading “Disappointed”

You aren’t going to do it on your own

“We must consider how to rouse one another to love and good works. We should not stay away from our assembly, as is the custom of some, but encourage one another, and this all the more as you see the day drawing near.” Hebrews 10:24-25 More people are deciding that going to church is not for them.Continue reading “You aren’t going to do it on your own”

No Place for Prejudice in God

“Peter fairly exploded with his good news: “It’s God’s own truth, nothing could be plainer: God plays no favorites! It makes no difference who you are or where you’re from—if you want God and are ready to do as God says, the door is open. “ Acts 10: 34-36 Humanity began from the same source andContinue reading “No Place for Prejudice in God”

Partnership For Life

As Ecumenical Catholics we affirm that the matrimonial covenant by which two consenting adults establish between themselves a partnership for the whole of life is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and is raised by Christ to the dignity of a sacrament. As a bishop of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion, IContinue reading “Partnership For Life”

Born of Defiance

“But the Most High has taken you and brought you out of the iron-smelter, out of Egypt, to become a people of God’s very own possession, as you are now.” Deuteronomy 4: 20 Christianity was born out of Judaism and the umbilical cord has never quite been severed no matter how much historical events attempted to denyContinue reading “Born of Defiance”