Sikhs, Sin, and Lack of Sensitivity

“So then, putting away falsehood, let all of us speak the truth to our neighbors, for we are members of one another. Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and do not make room for the devil.” Ephesians 4:25—27 I was having lunch with two otherContinue reading “Sikhs, Sin, and Lack of Sensitivity”

Holy Week, Hoodies, and Health Care

As we enter the holiest week of the church year, our country has witnessed two controversial dramas unfold that demonstrate how divided we are and continue to be as a nation and as a society. On February 26, 2012, an unarmed 17-year old African-American male wearing a hooded sweatshirt was shot to death in aContinue reading “Holy Week, Hoodies, and Health Care”

Reflections on Chardon

By the time a child reaches the age of 18, he or she will witness 200,000 acts of violence, including 40,000 murders.  That is the cumulative result of watching an average 25 hours of television a week.  Is it any wonder then, that aggressive and violent behavior is a more characteristic trait in today’s teens?Continue reading “Reflections on Chardon”