Here’s a modest proposal to rescue the Christmas season from sentimentality on commercially peddled steroids: Let’s put the “Lent” back into Christmas. →
Isaiah, our Advent prophet, is fed up and freaked out. His diatribes are like the cries of a small child. Why start the seaon with a wail? →By Tyrek Corry
In this essay, Tyrek Corry asks: What does it means to be free in an America where so many are held captive by systemic racism? →By Patia Carque
"She lifts her cross / birds, petals, leaves / crowned with flowers / offering praise." →
On Welcoming Gay Christians
Anthony Siegrist describes his own journey to welcoming and affirming gay Christians after a decades-long process of slow, gradual change. →
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