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  I politely told him that his information was out of date.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”

Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world…

With violence overwhelming Paris in the last few weeks, a half-dozen police officers and ever more innocent citizens shot dead across the nation, genocide in Nigeria, Cuban people held in political hostage by a perplexed, American Congress in gridlock, and a controversy over a Muslim call to prayer at Duke University that incited the Reverend FranklinContinue reading “Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world…”