Birmingham Jail

When folks in Birmingham arrested someone for exercising his first amendment rights 40 years ago, that man, Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote a famous “Letter from Birmingham Jail” defending the civil rights movement. Birmingham has now arrested some college students, and folks are drawing comparisons. Their press release says they were on a public sidewalk;…

Three Hours from Disaster?

The powers that be have yet to put into plain English just want is going on with the economy and how their proposals will help it. But Rep. Paul Kanjorski of PA says he canshed some light on things. Last September, he says, we were three hours from total economic collapse, due to an electronic…

Pastors as Lovers

From the CT blog: The place is full of pastors who are either exhausted, burnt out, frustrated, or missional. They all amount to the same thing: a simmering anger about the church. For most pastors that anger is directed at stupid lay people, stubborn church boards, or indifferent church bureaucrats. But “the church,” and especially…