Month: August 2013

Guest Post- Reflections on the ELCA Churchwide Assembly

In my posts yesterday I hinted that there would be upcoming posts about recent changes in the ELCA (the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America). Today, I offer a guest post sharing some reflections from my brother Thomas who was a voting member at the ELCA’s Churchwide Assembly on behalf of the Southwestern Washington Synod.  Thomas is

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Summer Links

First of all, I hope you are all having the chance to watch and follow some of the speeches and ceremonies going on today honoring, remembering, and continuing in the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, today, 50 years later. King’s vision and dream continues I believe today, because the

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Provocative Thoughts on Social Sector Effectiveness

“The Way We Think about Charity is Dead Wrong” Dan Pallotta recently gave a TED talk entitled, “The Way We Think about Charity is Dead Wrong.”  Until today I hadn’t had a chance to sit and watch it in its entirety and think deeply about its implications.  Obviously, he covers a lot of ground here

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