For Such a Time as This

What does it mean to be the Church in such a time as this?  Many are asking. I am too. However, it’s a question that’s weighed heavy long before the inauguration of our nations’ 45th president.  As one of my theological heroes recently said, “It behooves the Church to pay more attention to the continuities, not the discontinuities, between the past and previous administration.”  So while this may be a kairos moment, it didn’t start with the precipitous power-plays of a new regime but, rather, the enduring powers of a struggling, insecure empire. Continue reading