Monthly Archives: September 2016

To My White Evangelical Christian Friends

Photo: Reuters To My White Evangelical Christian Friends, Since you are one of the groups most strongly supporting Trump, could you please clarify some things for me? – Who would Jesus torture? – Who would Jesus tell to go f*** … Continue reading

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Coalition of the Sane

To my republican friends who know that Trump stands against everything you believe in: If Donald Trump becomes president, you will likely never see anything that closely resembles a party of which you can be proud for the foreseeable future. … Continue reading

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It is Happening Here

I used to teach a course called Contemporary Political Theory in which I had students study Wilson, Lenin, Hitler, and Mao. We also read Jacques Ellul’s seminal work on propaganda. I mention this simply to say that I have actually … Continue reading

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A Storm is Coming

A sermon delivered at Mosaic United Methodist Church in Oklahoma City, OK on “Storm Sunday” as part of their Season of Creation Series. This past Friday night at 8 p.m.,  I left my house to go pick up my 14 … Continue reading

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Statement in Support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

(The following remarks were made at a press conference in Oklahoma City on September 7, 2016  in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and their efforts to oppose the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline.) It is my privilege … Continue reading

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Will It Take Dead Bodies?

This morning Oklahoma was hit by a 5.8 magnitude earthquake with the epicenter near Pawnee, Oklahoma. The damage is still being assessed, but there is significant damage to the town’s historic buildings and more damage reports are sure to come … Continue reading

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Standing with Standing Rock

   As a child of the earth I am thankful for Native American sisters and brothers protecting our common Mother from the Dakota Access Pipeline, and I am proud to stand with Standing Rock.  The following letter was sent by … Continue reading

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