Reflections on September 11

Progressive Christian Social Action Reflections on September 11: The Infernal Whirlwind: Violence, Terror, and War You have plowed wickedness, you have reaped injustice, you have eaten the fruit of lies. Because you have trusted in your power and in the multitude of your warriors, therefore the tumult of war shall rise against your people, and all […]

If You Want Peace, Work for Justice

Progressive Christian Social Action “If You Want Peace, Work for Justice” or “The Things that Make for Peace” A sermon preached by the Reverend Sharon Delgado on June 7, 2020, at Nevada City United Methodist Church Kahlil Gibran once wrote, “And the tears you shed, my grieving one, they are sweeter than the laughing of […]


Praise for Shaking the Gates of Hell Jürgen Moltmann, author of A Theology of Hope and Sun of Righteousness, Arise!: God’s Future for Humanity and the Earth; “The foremost Protestant theologian in the world” (Church Times): “This book is authentic and convincing with personal experience and a great vision. In many corners of the world […]

Lent: Going Deeper

Progressive Christian Social Action Lent:  Going Deeper This post was published at the beginning of Lent in 2017 as “A Lenten Call to Resist.”  It is the first post of a Lenten series that offers a progressive Christian understanding of Jesus’ life, death, and post-death appearances.   The links to the other posts in the series […]

Conflicting Worldviews at the Global Climate Action Summit

Progressive Christian Social Action Conflicting Worldviews at the Global Climate Action Summit I’ve been back from San Francisco for a week now, and I’m still processing all that I learned and experienced at the Soil Not Oil Conference, faith-based workshops on climate change at Grace Cathedral, affinity group and spokes council meetings, and three demonstrations […]