“Jesus was a socialist…”

It the first day of a week-long seminary intensive course on the theology of John Wesley. I found myself in a classroom in central Kentucky viewing a satellite feed from another classroom in Orlando where our professor was conducting his lecture. We were less than an hour into the class, having gone through brief introductions […]

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Hope vs. Fear: How competing narratives are pulling us apart

I’ve been thinking a lot about the divisions in America right now. Certainly, there are a lot of ideological things over which we are divided. And while those can be more complex and nuanced than we often are willing to observe, we tend to fall within ideological camps…conservative or liberal, traditional or progressive, republican or […]

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Podcast episode 17: talking about systemic racism with harry morgan

In this episode, Joe sits down with longtime friend and software developer Harry Morgan to talk about how they as white people are confronting their complicity in racist systems and structures and learning to accept accountability and make changes that can make a difference in our communities.

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