Photo Credit: Bryce Krug Reading the Signs of the Times Regina Purnell-Gray, Kevin Kriesel, Deborah Krause Excerpts from “Forward through Ferguson,” the report of the Ferguson Commission “In 2013, as we prepared to celebrate St. Louis’ 250th birthday, leaders debated whether or not to engage in community-wide planning, in a wide assessment of the region. … Continue reading Living in the Plot Twist
5pm sermon podcast [link] For a recording of the 10:30am sermon, comment below with your email address. -- RESOURCES Valerie Nicolet-Anderson [link] 1 Cor 6:12-20 - Paul's instructions on sexual ethics for the purpose of strengthening and forming community identity. What does it mean to take on a communal identity that is non-normative? How might … Continue reading Beloved Community – Sermon Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
The answer would seem to be never, and that is often the wise course of action. Just see "Don't Read Comments." But sometimes the stakes are so high that not engaging doesn't seem like an option. And sometimes it is worth recognizing the power of social media, in its ability to connect people instantly all … Continue reading When to Argue on the Internet
Tying together the oppression that binds those who can't scream loud enough. Chapter 11 of Honor Betrayed reminded me of my work with SAGE Metro St. Louis when it highlighted the fact that data on sexual assault has not been collected until recently. At SAGE Metro St. Louis, I became acutely aware that data on … Continue reading Military Sexual Assault & LGBT Elder Abuse