Commentary

Justified Ignorance

By Religion News Spokane Blogger Daryl Geffken I submit that the distinctive hallmark for human depravity is this: we can justify anything. If there is something that I want, I can spin my brain into a fervor that produces a 3-point argument (complete with 8×10 color glossy photos with circles …

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Disparity, injustices cause sleepless nights

By Religion News Spokane Blogger Daryl Geffken I’ve been waking up early a lot. Not so much “early” in the sense of watching the sunrise and all that… early as in 330am. I’m not totally sure why. I tend to wake from a strange dream (I was just asked by …

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Naaman’s Legacy

The healing of Naaman by the prophet Elisha, found in the Old Testament, serves as a precursor to the many miracles of reported in the New Testament. Naaman was a captain in the army of the king of Aram, a valiant warrior who had earned the respect of the king. …

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Whitworth Happenings

Here are some upcoming Whitworth events I thought some of you might find interesting. The bottom two are definitely on my calendar! Oct. 18:Whitworth Auxiliary's annual fall luncheon and bazaar, featuring a musical performance by Bonnie Robinson, wife of Whitworth President Emeritus Bill Robinson. The event will be held at …

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Clergy ready to Occupy Spokane

On Saturday Spokane area clergy will dress in their vestments and join the Occupy Spokane protestors in marching for economic justice. T hough participants may be few (Episcopal clergy are in Yakima for the Annual Diocesan Convention), Methodist pastor Deb Conklin said she hopes the faith community's presence will be …

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Fashion show aims to raise refugee awareness

STAND/ FOR THE VULNERABLE is the tagline for World Relief. Similar to other organizations such as World Vision and Compassion Child, World Relief's mission is to empower the local church to serve the vulnerable. On Oct. 22, World Relief Spokane is hosting their first annual Local Refugee Art Auction and …

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