Partnering with Grace

Partnering with Grace

I co-led a workshop on Saturday called “Living into Right Relations.” It was for folks in congregations looking for better ways to be in community with each other. It’s amazing to me what faithful people are willing to spend a Saturday doing. I think the workshop went...
Godlove is THAT Big

Godlove is THAT Big

The early stories of the shooting in Orlando last week reported 50 dead. Now the official count is 49. Because the shooter is not a victim, we do not count him. We do not count Omar Mateen. In his Boston Globe column this week, Kevin Cullen compares Omar Mateen to...
Imagining Futures

Imagining Futures

“Without new visions, we don’t know what to build, only what to knock down. We not only end up confused, rudderless, and cynical, but we forget that making a revolution is not a series of clever maneuvers and tactics, but a process that can and must transform us.”...
We’ve Already Won

We’ve Already Won

Listen friends: What a time to be alive! What a time to be alive! The revolution has come What a time to be alive! What a time to be alive! When we stand up, we’ve already won. People all over the world are standin’ up sayin’ “We ain’t goin’ take it no more.”...
Off the Grid

Off the Grid

For the first time in four days, I expect to venture out to the grocery store this afternoon. I’ve been seriously snowed in. Here in the West Elks Range of the Rocky Mountains, we’ve had more snow than any past ten winters and more is on the way tomorrow....
Critical Masses

Critical Masses

Several weeks ago, a friend and I joined a small group of folks to watch one of those completely devastating documentaries about the massive climate crisis we find ourselves in. When the film finished and we were processing what we had seen and heard, my friend looked...