Radical Inclusion in the Darkest Valleys

Several weeks ago, my church had a series on the Lord’s Prayer, picking apart all the elements of the well known prescription of appealing to God.  Near the end of the series was also a deep dive into Psalm 23, with a call to radically inclusive communion in a world that means you harm. God …

Evangelicalism in the Trump Era

I grew up in the Evangelical Christian world. Its various tenets that were most vaulted were: Missions (spreading the Gospel to other nations) Marriage sanctity and nuclear family (one man / one woman, having children) Christian education (curriculum designed for Christian families to be apart from non-Christian public education) American patriotism (gun rights, strict Constitutional …