The spiritual deficit of not welcoming the stranger by Lisa Colón DeLay If we let it, this story can expose our own notions and shortcomings related to hospitality and those in need. How do we—both as individuals and as a … Continue reading The Refugee Problem?
As the NCAA Basketball season launches. I can already hear the sweet sounds of a kiss off of a plexiglass backboard, the twine snap, and the screech of the NBA’s newest designer shoes on the hardwood. Rivalries are on the … Continue reading The Games People Play: Silly Season
Supremacy is often masked as patriotism then slapped with the label Christian. No clearer is this seen than in the Great Replacement Theory (GRT), a “dark and extreme ideology” which essentially says that nonwhites are replacing white people and white … Continue reading Theological Consequences of GRT
Have you ever heard the term White Suffrage, Black Suffrage, or Women’s Suffrage? The Latin word Suffrage has two sacred meanings, one a civic function and the other a spiritual discipline. It is defined as: “the right to vote, especially … Continue reading Your Consecrated Vote
Record-breaking temperatures across the world this summer serve as a harsh reminder, along g with other climate-related weather events such as flooding over vast portions of the continental U.S. and a longer and more active hurricane season, that phenomena once … Continue reading Climate Change Does Not Pose an Equal Opportunity Threat
In the summer of 2021, my children attended a camp near the border of WV and Ohio. We had been warned that there were no cell or internet signals on the grounds, so the kids would be cut off from … Continue reading The Digital (Divide) Chasm
Growing up in Worthington, Ohio, from the second grade until my 1980 graduation, I often found myself the only one in the room. You may ask what do you mean; were there no other children in the room? As an Island of … Continue reading The Only One In The Room
The e-mail brought the news of the ballet’s arrival to our town. We’d been waiting so I got on the venue’s website right away to find information about the school matinee. I noticed the announcement stating that “scholarships” would be … Continue reading Death By a Thousand Cuts
Mass shootings have become so common in the USA that there seems to be a predictable script we follow in the heartrending aftermath of each one. There is the search for a motive. The pleas for unity and vague statements … Continue reading What is Freedom For?