Prop 8 fanfare loses sight of the people involved

Just when I thought politics could not get any more heated, federal judge Vaughn Walker overturned Prop 8 in California. The decision claims that laws barring same-sex marriage infringed on rights guaranteed in the fourteenth amendment. Certainly, we have not heard the last of this legal battle in which the marriages (or lack thereof) ofContinue reading “Prop 8 fanfare loses sight of the people involved”

What kind of public witness do you want your church to communicate?

Although our nation sets aside one day—July 4—to celebrate our freedom, a Christian’s ability to participate in civic government without fear of persecution is cause for celebration throughout the year. This is especially the case in a time of legal fundamentalism, in which a variety of nations are tightening religious freedom.  In France, a billContinue reading “What kind of public witness do you want your church to communicate?”