Reflecting on Inflection Points

Reflecting on Inflection Points

Circumstances have a way of bringing into everyday conversation terms and concepts that become frequent in their use. Current attention has brought a term like “unprecedented” into our reflections on events that have dominated the public stage, and we hear it...
Old Perspectives Dressed in New Clothes Today

Old Perspectives Dressed in New Clothes Today

The year was 20 – not 2020, just 20. Two thousand years ago, long before the issues dominating our headlines and news cycles were anywhere close to the horizon, there was a faith community with a covenant deeply rooted in a long history. On the edge of a mighty empire...
Dancing with Covenant that ‘Brung’ You

Dancing with Covenant that ‘Brung’ You

“Dance with the One that Brung Ya” is the title of a song of uncertain (to me) origin but brought into public political discourse by President Ronald Reagan who used it to underscore the importance of consistency in promise and behavior in the political process. It...