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Lenten Reflection: Involvement in the Beloved Community

February 19th, 2016

Who gets left out of the beloved community?

“God bless me and my wife, my son John and his wife, us four, no more. Amen.” It’s funnier if you haven’t heard it sincerely prayed.

A few are more generous to offer space in their circles. Their mantra could be,...

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Lenten Reflection: Building the Beloved Community

February 11th, 2016

What are you “taking on” for Lent?

Sometimes during the church season of Lent, Christians and other spiritually connected people contemplate the sins, temptations and distractions that turn us from God.  This Lenten season which began with...

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Thoughts on Toxic Charity by Robert Lupton: Part 4

May 12th, 2014

Part 4 in a 4 part series

In my first couple of posts in this series I wrote about 10 principles of Lupton’s book Toxic Charity with which I agree. In Part 3 I wrote of the broad statements that seem to me to go too far. Here are a...

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