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Do you agree with Obama’s birth control coverage proposal?

Do you agree with Obama's birth control coverage proposal? Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard …

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Greek Orthodox Holy Week begins Sunday

For many Christians Palm Sunday was last weekend. But for the Orthodox Church community, this Sunday will mark the beginning of Holy Week. The Orthodox Church calendar begins on Sept. 1 and ends on Aug. 31.  Easter is determined on the vernal equinox and the phase of the moon. It …

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BRIEF: Honoring Holocaust educators

Tonight Temple Beth Shalom will honor Holocaust educators at its Yom HaShoah service. Yom HaShoah, (Holocaust Remembrance Day), is a time to commemorate the approximate six million Jews who died in the Holocaust. John Roth, founding director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights at …

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What are we crying out for?

On Palm Sunday we witnessed the waving of palms in memory of Jesus's entry into Jerusalem and in anticipation of the coming fullness of that Kingdom (Rev.7:9). The crowd shouted Hosanna, a phrase that pleads and prays for God to “Save Now”. It's a dangerous cry. A politically subversive one …

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Daryl Geffken

Jesus’ intent was to disrupt the religious machine. He ruined the economy. And by doing so, he attempted to refocus people on what was important to God, not what had become acceptable to them. Daryl Geffken How did Jesus go from welcome King to public enemy in just a few …

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