It's an arresting view, here from the 6th floor of the Wake Med Hospital complex. We're looking out to the northeast, in the general direction of Rolesville and then Wake Forest. I can see the undulations of the North Carolina Piedmont, thousands of trees beginning to change color, shimmering, luminescent, under the ever changing cloudscape …
"My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over." - Gerald Ford Okay, America, let's take a deep breath. It's election day, and - no matter what happens - tomorrow morning (Wednesday) we will still wake up in the greatest country on the face of the earth! In the certain eventuality that either Donald Trump …
Simply put, friends, we need to love and trust God, and we need to love and trust one another. Neither of which requires your candidate - or anyone else's - to win this election!
If you can't have open, honest conversations in your faith community, because there's a sense at your church that "real Christians" should all vote for "Candidate X," or all think in lockstep, then we have lost the essential defining characteristic of our "Great Experiment" as America.
no matter how things turn out November 8, election day will quickly be followed by Thanksgiving, and soon thereafter we get to enjoy the light and beauty of Christmas!
It's not middle ground we need, but new ground.
So come to church. And then go back into this crazy world with your light shining brightly, with purpose and integrity - DERE
...it is quite possible to disagree in politics, be at odds vis-a-vis social issues, and take communion together at the same church; in fact I see it here at WFPC every week.
This morning, while walking Scout Labradoodle and simultaneously catching up on a few social media messages (yes, I understand how silly this is; and, yes, I have - more than once - walked into a tree while reading and walking; and, yes I have repeatedly sworn never to to this again...) I came to a …
believe me, you really don't want to be the one caught smearing muck on my grandkids' rainbow.