An Easter Reflection on the Love and Mercy of Jesus

DO WHAT YOU CAME HERE TO DO (FOR HOLY WEEK) by Pastor Jonathan Martin The King comes riding into Jerusalem, on the back of a borrowed donkey.  The man rides like an apology, a slapstick parody of power, a send-up of pomp and circumstance.  The man rides under the weight of all our collective loneliness,

AG Sessions Promises to Blackmail Sanctuary Cities

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R) at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 27, 2017 © Jonathan Ernst / Reuters Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced today he’ll begin punishing sanctuary cities, withholding potentially billions of dollars in federal money — and even clawing back funds that had been doled out in the past.

We Must Resist Trump’s Immoral Budget

Trump's new proposed budget would destroy countless lives and hurt the most vulnerable in our society, and we as Christians are outraged. President Trump has proposed a budget that will increase military spending by 54 billion at the expense of things like... Meals on Wheels National Endowment of the Arts PBS Housing programs Homeless shelters

Watch What They Do, Not What They Say

By Christina Forrester It was obvious President Trump had a different tone last night – that cannot be denied. The words were better, the presentation was better. Some of the ideas and rationale behind it were even good. Breaking the cycle of poverty? Yes, obviously, Democrats will get behind that. But I love what Rachel

Who Holds Our Moral Compass?

Who Holds Our Moral Compass? Who Carries Moral Authority? by Linda Seger Many of us seek some moral authority -a person or group who is a guiding light about important moral and ethical issues. Others set themselves up as the moral compass for our country - asking us to look to them for those sometimes-blurry