July 7, 2021

July 7, 2021

A Horn-Wearing ‘Shaman.’ A Cowboy Evangelist. For some, the Capitol Attack was a Kind of Christian Revolt (Washington Post) AME Church to Address BLM, Voting Rights, in Delayed Meeting (Bozeman Daily-Chronicle) The Pew Study’s Glazed Picture of Religious Tolerance...
While News May Be Bleak, Don’t Despair

While News May Be Bleak, Don’t Despair

Kindred, the news is bleak. For we live in the valley of the shadow, when: The stock market reaches record-breaking levels amid near record-breaking rates of unemployment 1% of U.S. citizens control $30 trillion of assets, while the bottom half is saddled with more...
Have We Lost Skill to Discern Fact from Opinion?

Have We Lost Skill to Discern Fact from Opinion?

Most U.S. adults say the news media are biased and contribute to polarization in society. Those are two key findings from a new report published by Gallup and The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Eighty-six percent of respondents say they see “a great deal”...

And Who’s Doing Your Thinking For You Today?

If the criteria set forth in Philippians 4:8 were applied to our way of thinking as well as our way of viewing the world and seeing and responding to other people, what would change in our public discourse? For that matter, what would change in our political...