What looks good, so very good, so very Jesus-like, is also subtly but permanently contaminated. That is the very essence of the anti-Christ, and something we should be on guard against, writes the Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas. Read more

Christy Thomas

As sea life dies, glaciers melt, the oceans rise, and forest fires cover too much of the land, who is willing to fight the good fight, to finish the race, to keep the faith? wonders the Rev. Bill Cotton. Read more

Ordained Ministry

Our children are seeking God's love, power and grace for a world threatened by gun violence and climate change, writes Bishop Peggy A. Johnson. Read more


Sharing with NASA's Martian lander the name of this online journal gives Cynthia B. Astle an opportunity to ponder the importance of their similar missions: to find "new things" of both science and God. Read more

Views from a Ridge

"Willful ignorance" on the urgent need to address climate change isn't mere politics; it's one more example of the age-old curse of Cain in killing our brothers, writes the Rev. Dr. Steve Harper. Read more

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We're living through a chaotic time of ending/beginning, and we'll find hope for the journey if we heed today's "mystic-prophets," writes the Rev. Dr. Steve Harper. Read more


A good leader keeps her eyes on the direction the organization is going in order to fulfill its mission, but she needs to allow for disagreement, writes the Rev. Jack Shitama. Read more

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