Community Reconciliation and the art of truthtelling

By Joe LaGuardia and Karen Woods When I was in seminary, a professor once opined that it takes three years for a church to trust a new pastor.  I politely told him that his information was out of date.  It takes about six years nowadays. This was in the early years of the new millennium and, since then,Continue reading “Community Reconciliation and the art of truthtelling”

The Human Tragedy in Asia

As of the writing of this article, the death toll resulting from Japan’s natural disasters has topped 10,000 people.  My heart breaks for all those who will never see their dreams realized and never be able to sing or dance or laugh again. Yet, this number is just a fraction of lives lost in AsiaContinue reading “The Human Tragedy in Asia”