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Commentary: Bible Outlines Method Of Curing Economic Imbalances

God’s Sabbatical, Jubilee Years Are Ways of Restoring the Poor

Subscriber onlyThere is a fundamental orientation in Scripture: God expects us to take care of the poor and to relieve their need. Continue reading...

Economy Should Be Based on God's Will

Subscriber onlyJesus taught his disciples, "Pray then in this way: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And do not bring us to the time of trial, but rescue us from evil." (Matthew 6:9-13) Continue reading...

Time Chips Away At Another Wrong

Subscriber only"It's been over 40 years since Mildred Loving was given the right to marry the person of her choice. The hatred and fears have long since vanished and she and her husband lived full lives together; so it will be for the same-sex couples. It is time to let that beacon of freedom shine brighter on all our brothers and sisters. We will be stronger for it." Continue reading...

Commentary: Unity Doesn't Erase Unique Characteristics

Subscriber onlyUnion is not the same thing as uniformity. Union and unity is the reconciliation of differences as the differences are maintained. Difference remains, yet is overcome -- transcended in unity. Continue reading...

Commentary: Healing Can Be Viewed As Good

Subscriber onlyThere's a story in John's gospel where Jesus and his disciples come across a man born blind. The disciples fall into a theological debate of blame. Whose fault is it that he is blind? His fault or his parents? Blaming the victim. It's not uncommon. Continue reading...

Commentary: Laws Backed By Religion Are UnAmerican

Subscriber onlyThe First Amendment enshrines our nation's cherished traditions protecting freedom of religious expression. The First Amendment also enshrines our rights to be protected from the civil enforcement of religious principles. Freedom of religion also means freedom from religious establishment. Continue reading...

Commentary: Resisting The False Security Of Certainties

Subscriber onlyHealthy religion always is open to mystery and paradox. Continue reading...

Private Option A Lifesaver For Some Arkansans

Subscriber onlyThe Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is a lot like Jesus’ story of the Good Samaritan. It is our society’s way of responding in compassion to our neighbor in need. Continue reading...

Acknowledging Complicity In Sin And Doing Something About It

Subscriber onlyDietrich Bonhoeff er was a Lutheran pastor and theologian who helped found the Confessing Church movement in 1930s Germany to resist Adolph Hitler and the Nazis. Forgoing an invitation to teach safely in the U.S., Bonhoeffer worked in the German underground during the war, was arrested, imprisoned and eventually executed in a concentration camp two weeks before its liberation. Continue reading...

Scrooge Says ‘Bah, Humbug’ To Common Good

JESUS SAYS WHEN WE CARE FOR THE ‘LEAST OF THESE,’ WE HAVE ‘DONE IT UNTO HIM’

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas is so fortunate to have TheatreSquared (T2), our year-round resident, professional theater company, recognized last year as one of the nation’s 10 most promising emerging theatres. Continue reading...

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