Lately, I’ve kind of been on somewhat of a learning craze (because I am that boring.) This has mostly entailed podcasts and lots of reading, but also in the next month, two really cool conferences. The first one, this weekend, is PJALS’ Peace and Economic Justice Action Conference. The second, the “Power of Our Regional Food Economy: 2013 Conference” covers a topic that desperately needs addressing, especially in Spokane: the local food economy.Read More »
Karen Wanjico had no choice.
Turn away from her mother like the rest of the congregation, or be exterminated by God at Armageddon — which could come any moment — with no hope of resurrection.Read More »
Just five centuries ago, nobody would have predicted the astounding prosperity of the Western nations today. In the year 1500 the average Chinese person was richer than the typical American.Read More »
In Buddhism community is a crucial part of spiritual practice.
There is a concept known as the three jewels through which Buddhist take seek guidance and take refuge.Read More »
I find community church, high school and college sports games, the small bar or coffee shop on the street corner that's been around for many years.Read More »
Congregations are shrinking as more and more people are practing their faith independently, rather than in community.Read More »