Jim Parsons

Guns

American's Idol

Trying to respond pastorally and propheticaly to the latest mass shootings in America, the Rev. Jim Parsons came to a hard truth: Guns are America's idols.

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Preaching and local church worship can too often fall into the pit of predictability, like the New England Patriots going to the Super Bowl again, writes the Rev. Jim Parsons. more

Jim Parsons

On the topic of recent revelations of the scope of sexual assaults agains women, the Rev. Jim Parsons is silent -- for a good reason. more

Jim Parsons

What responsibility do white people have for what other white people do? The question haunts the Rev. Jim Parsons as he learns more about white privilege. more

Jim Parsons

A preaching institute inspires the Rev. Jim Parsons to take a poetic look at the path of his sacred vocation. more

Jim Parsons

German Refugees

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There's a consistent thread in the Bible about our duty to welcome strangers -- refugees and immigrants -- in our midst, writes the Rev. Jim Parsons, who quotes chapter and verse as well. more

Jim Parsons

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