Tag Archives: Christianity

Defining “Church.”

If someone were to ask you what “Church” means, what would you say? Is it a building? A set of beliefs? A group of people? A challenge to act? The way we define Church determines how we treat others. In … Continue reading

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Chicago Fun Facts Part II: Chicago Public Schools Edition

1. Chicago Public Schools have extended time…for recess. Chicago Public School teachers recently went on strike for what they deemed to be unfair contracts. Their slogan: “Our students deserve better.” One of the points of contention was the length of … Continue reading

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Values.

When we walked up to the front door, the family was waiting for us. “Did you hear what happened?” The tone of voice was deflated. Brother Jim and I braced ourselves for the news about one of our teenage friends. … Continue reading

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Listening for the Kingdom

Readings:1Samuel 3:3b-10; John 1:35-42   The first reading and the Gospel reading this week speak to us on call and on prayer.  As a baptized Christian, I believe that God loves us all equally and uniquely.  It does beg the question, … Continue reading

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