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Evangelicalism on Trial, For All to See

Tweet So more than 150 evangelical leaders across the country have just put themselves on record, in part as follows: ‘We affirm that it is sinful to approve of homosexual immorality or transgenderism and that such approval constitutes an essential departure from Christian faithfulness and witness.” “We deny that adopting a homosexual or transgender self-conception [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Salinas, California

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Chris.  Salinas, California. _________________________________________ Chris, what’s your take on America at this time? “With America being built on immigration for hundreds of years, we’re all immigrants, but we’ve let the illegal immigration go on for so long, maybe it’s been a century or longer, [...]

Maya Angelou & My Friend Joe

Tweet Joe Morhaim was my best friend.  He died in 2006, at age 79, from complications of heart surgery. Joe had such a bright, brilliant manner.  He was a wonderful writer, and for twenty-five years he lived and wrote screenplays in Paris. He loved France.  Even after he returned to Los Angeles with his French [...]

Black and White

Tweet Nelson Mandela survived twenty-seven years in a jail cell. Have you spent even one day and night in jail?  Twenty-seven years was truly an eternity. The incomprehensible thing is how he managed to maintain his humanity amid this desert of timelessness. He wielded a heavy hammer for years in the hot blazing South African [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Vacaville, Ca.

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Stefan.  Vacaville, California ____________________________ Stefan, what’s your take on America at this time? “I think that America has lost its way, has lost its soul.  In a lot of ways, I’m starting to feel like maybe this experiment was a mistake from the beginning.  [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Modesto, Ca. #2

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People on the Way Auja (wife) & Kimani (husband).  Modesto, Ca. __________________________________ Auja & Kimani, what’s your take on America right now? Kimani:  “A lot of chaos.  I feel like it’s a lot of just scattered ideas. I feel like what they’re trying to do now is basically [...]

Traveling to a New America – A Broad Conversation

Tweet Samantha.   Rodeo, Ca.  From a small town in southern Illinois.  Works in a law firm. ________________________ Samantha, what’s your take on America at this time? “I’m worried about the future of a lot of people who live here.  The reason: the executive orders that Trump has signed that are threatening peoples’ liberties and [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way

Tweet Cynthia Reyes College student, psychology, Berkeley, California. _______________________ Cynthia, the elections being over, what’s your take now on America? “With all the changes happening in America right now, my main focus is spreading love and kindness, and reaching out a helping hand to those who feel alienated or are fearing events to come. “I’m [...]

Black & White: Without One, Where Would We Be?

Tweet Nelson Mandela survived twenty-seven years in a jail cell. Have you spent even one day and night in jail?  Twenty-seven years was truly an eternity. The incomprehensible thing is how he managed to maintain his humanity amid this desert of timelessness. He wielded a heavy hammer for years in the hot blazing South African [...]

Dictators, Monsters, & People Like Joe

Tweet Joe was my best friend.  He died in 2006, age 79, from complications of heart surgery. Joe had such a bright, brilliant manner.  He was a wonderful writer, and for twenty-five years he lived and wrote screenplays in Paris. He loved France.  Even after he returned to Los Angeles with his French wife Framboise, [...]