Practicing Resurrection

Practicing Resurrection

I have always loved the line “Practice Resurrection” by Wendell Berry. It comes at the conclusion of his poem, “Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front.” The phrase lands with such imperative gravity.    The poem itself isn’t about church or theology, per se, not...
Rejecting Original Sin

Rejecting Original Sin

We must reject the heresy known as “original sin” if we strive for human liberation. This inherent element of the human condition constructed by theologians argues that we are born with a “stain” on our soul that requires an individualized need for divine atonement....
All Is Vanity, But There Is Hope

All Is Vanity, But There Is Hope

There’s something you learn by reaching the end of yourself and standing face-to-face with your shadow. Nothing in this world will ever satisfy us and I mean nothing.  As the author of Ecclesiastes states, it’s the “vanity of vanities.” Even if we had it all, the...
Invested Faith Awards 11th Class of Fellows

Invested Faith Awards 11th Class of Fellows

Editor’s Note: The following is a press release issued by Invested Faith, a Good Faith Media Partner Organization Washington, DC: Invested Faith has named an eleventh class of faith-rooted social entrepreneurs. These six social innovators are working to address...