Prophets Help Us See

Prophets Help Us See
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Spend any time around religious folk and you’re bound to hear the term “prophetic” now and again. Prophetic imperatives, prophetic leadership, these times call for prophetic voices,…yada, yada. Beyond religion, commentators are now calling presidential...
Spend Your Gifts!

Spend Your Gifts!
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I just watched Denzel Washington’s 2011 address to the graduates of UPenn. He invites his audience to take risks. He calls this “falling forward” and cautions against having something to fall back on. “Fall forward,” he says. Reggie Jackson struck out...
Covenantal Ethics

Covenantal Ethics
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[Note: This is a timely re-publication of an earlier post on the promises we make to one another as change agents. What is the spirituality of  a budding Black Lives Matter movement and might the covenant cards required of participants in the day of MLK, Jr. apply...