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Why Nonviolent Direct Action?

Progressive Christian Social Action Friends, I wrote this post and recorded it for Youtube as we were getting ready for a peaceful march on October 4th for racial equity, inclusion, and peace.  Although the march is over, I wrote this to share why I believe nonviolent direct action is important… Read More »Why Nonviolent Direct Action?

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… Read More »Reflections on September 11

Love Wins

Progressive Christian Social Action Love Wins Last night I wept. This morning I’m sick at heart. The community I love is divided like never before. Oh, but here come the quail, out from the blackberry bushes, dozens of them. When I sit out on the deck writing in the morning,… Read More »Love Wins

#MeToo–I Didn’t Tell Either

Progressive Christian Social Action #MeToo—I Didn’t Tell Either. No one wants to tell about their own sexual assault, but I feel compelled to do so in solidarity with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who is being viciously maligned for speaking out about being sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh… Read More »#MeToo–I Didn’t Tell Either

Never Again: Protest is Our Prayer

Progressive Christian Social Action Never Again!  Protest is Our Prayer On this Monday of Holy Week, reflections on the events that led to the death of Jesus merge with events that are taking place today.  As in Jesus’ day, today’s ruling Powers are entrenched in control by domination and violence. … Read More »Never Again: Protest is Our Prayer