Preaching to a Different Choir

Preaching to a Different Choir

God has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does God require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?  – Micah 6:8 I have been a pastor at St. Francis in the Foothills UMC off and on for nine years.  I rejoined the...
Attached to Africa at the hip

Attached to Africa at the hip

  It’s time for me to come out of the closet. Mom and Dad, it’s time to tell you the truth, and here it is. I have a tattoo. Now before you freak out, know that it is located on my left hip, where it is easily covered. In fact, I’m the only one who sees it. You...
SMUG

SMUG

My Brain Hurt. As I sat next to Frank, I wondered what it would be like to go home having learned that a supporter and colleague had been murdered.  Frank was in the US when the news that David Kato was murdered in Uganda.  They both had been the target of a newspaper...
Two Questions – Two Answers

Two Questions – Two Answers

from TIME, March 22, 2010, 10 Questions. The South African Archbishop’s new book makes the case for goodness. Desmond Tutu will now take your questions What is your favorite Bible verse, and why? Satu Rahikainen, Tampere, Finland Romans 5: 8. “Whilst we...

Other Sheep Kenya 2009 Report

Warm greetings from Other Sheep Kenya. Other Sheep Kenya- Multicultural Ministries with sexual minorities is an ecumenical organization that focuses its work primarily on the religious and social justice for LGBTI persons. This organization seeks to empower sexual...