Trump Desecrates Sacred Symbols

President Donald Trump holds a Bible as he visits outside St. John's Church across Lafayette Park from the White House Monday, June 1, 2020, in Washington. Part of the church was set on fire during protests on Sunday night. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Contribution by Linda Seger, ThD Recently, Trump stood with two sacred

A Conversation with Tom Steyer

Interview with American billionaire, philanthropist, environmentalist, liberal activist and founder of the Need to Impeach movement, Tom Steyer. We talk Need to Impeach, Mueller report, the Religious Right, the alignment of liberal and Christian values and the 2020 Democratic field. "It does come down in a simple way to taking care of the most vulnerable,

What Would Jesus Pod? Episode 14 – The Front Lines on Immigration and Family Separation: Our In-Depth Interview with Amalia Luxardo of the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project

Amalia Luxardo Special in-depth interview with Amalia Luxardo, the Development & Research Director at the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project, the only organization in Arizona working directly with immigrant children and families. Hear a first-hand account of what is happening at the border, with family separation, children who have been left behind

“What Would Jesus Pod?” Episode Four with Arizona Gubernatorial Nominee Kelly Fryer: Can a Gay Christian Minister Win in AZ?

In-depth interview with Kelly Fryer, former Lutheran minister who, if elected, would be the first openly lesbian governor in the U.S. Tackling major news, part-2 of a special report on the far-right's plan to dismantle education, and closing remarks to Christians who want to make America great again. Can a Christian minister/Democrat/lesbian become

The Ethical Dilemma for Republicans

By Dr. Linda Seger 8/25/16  Most Democrats seem fairly happy with Clinton. Some of us (like me), are enthusiastic Clinton supporters. She and Kaine are probably the most prepared and experienced team to ever run for office (I actually think even more prepared than Jefferson - and he was prepared!) Clinton and Kaine have a long

‘Circle of Protection’ makes case to President Obama

Great article and praying the President and all representatives took this meeting to heart. Also praising God that there are many Christians like us out there fighting for social justice and protection for the poor! From the article: "'Every Gang of Six, every House of Representatives, every Speaker of the House, the question should be

Minnesota government shuts down as budget talks stall

"The governor, a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor party wants to raise taxes on the wealthiest 1.9% of Minnesotans, as well as cut spending." The picture below says it all - Minnesota, you are in our prayers. From (CNN) -- The Minnesota government was forced to shut down Friday for the second time in six

Robin Hood…in Reverse

The local and federal GOP are trying to push tax cuts for the wealthy and corporate greed while proposing major cuts to programs for poor people, sick people, senior citizens and education. We pray President Obama and the Democratic leadership stand firm. Also please watch this great interview today on the topic: From MSNBC: By

News Flash Paul Ryan: This is Mass Unemployment, Not a Siesta

This is a wonderful blog from Elizabeth Palmer, writer for Sojourners, that we had to share with you. The moral and spiritual implications of the proposed budget cuts from Republicans would be far-reaching and unacceptable in America. Jesus took this kind of thing seriously, and we as his followers should also. Proverbs 17:“He who mocks

Dems (AND Republicans!) balk at food cuts

Attempting to cut the WIC program and overseas food programs are inexcusable and we are very glad to hear that some Republicans feel the same and are standing for what is right and ethical. We commend them for standing against the party on this one and drawing a line. Paul Broun's (left) proposed cuts resulted in a