Tagged: prayer

The Prayer Wall

by Joshua Carson I inherited a lot of things from the previous Youth Pastor at my church. My favorite piece of that inheritance is a section of a wall in our Youth Room that...

Pray and Work

by Dan Lebo With this most recent shooting we have seen the outpouring of “thoughts and prayers” from world leaders, celebrities, and everyday people like you and me for the victims and families of this...

The People’s Lament

One year ago, a Staten Island grand jury decided there was not enough evidence to pursue charges against New York police officer Daniel Pantaleo, whose chokehold led to the death of Eric Garner. Garner’s...

The Church as Sexual Refuge

The role of faith communities in the battle against sexual exploitation by Kristyn Komarnicki Give me your exploited, your poor, Your addicted masses yearning to breathe free, The sexual refuse of your teeming shore....

Make Us Dangerous Women and Men

A prayer for the church Dear God, please make us dangerous women and men. Bless us with a tremendously restless discomfort with easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that we may seek truth...