Christmas Hope

Christmas Hope

Recently I was with a friend bemoaning then then soon-to-be passed Tax Reform bill that clearly tilted toward benefitting the wealthy and the corporations while giving modest relief and possible loss of healthcare to middle and lower income individuals. Added to the...
Me Too, Too

Me Too, Too

Bill Cosby, Clarence Thomas, Bill Clinton, Harvey Weinstein,, Louis CK, Donald Trump, Bill O’Reilly, Kevin Spacey, Al Franken, Charlie Rose, Roy Moore….. the list seems endless and includes many others unnamed. As a heterosexual, white male, I feel a need...
Spiritual Darkness : A Personal Reflection

Spiritual Darkness : A Personal Reflection

NOTE: As part of a series of sermons on Mental Health and the Church, I was invited to share my experiences with spiritual darkness. Here is the text of my reflection shared on November 5, 2017 at West Philadelphia Fellowship A Privileged Life I want to begin by...
Talking to White Folks About Race: Be Relentless

Talking to White Folks About Race: Be Relentless

This is the eighth in a series of postings where I share some thoughts on how to talk with the whites in our families, workplaces, organizations and social networks about the difficult topic of race. I don’t claim to be an “expert” on the topic, but rather am one...