Huffington Post Religion: Mark Driscoll, Barack Obama, and the Jealous Disciples Following disparaging remarks about President Obama’s faith, it’s important to remember that not all believers confess their Christian faith the same way.
Huffington Post Religion: Inaugural Benedictions for your Consideration, Mr. President A variety of clergy members offer one hundred word prayers for President Obama as he begins another term.
Thoughts from religious leaders from a variety of traditions on our hopes for 2013.
Westboro Baptist may offend us, but there are far more dangerous churches, and some are closer than we think.
Huffington Post Religion: Gaudete Sunday: How Can You Feel Joy After Newtown Shooting On the Third Sunday of Advent, how can we feel any joy after the Newtown shootings?
In the aftermath of Newtown, what we say about tragedy isn’t always a faithful witness to God’s love.
Huffington Post Religion: Advent 2012: A Season of Waiting for the Coming of Christ HuffPost’s liveblog for Advent 2012, featuring contributions from a wide variety of voices.
Huffington Post Religion: Another Road to Bethlehem On the journey to Christmas, the Advent road is waiting for us.
Huffington Post Religion: When Wearing Purple Isn’t Enough: How I’m Learning to Tell the Truth About Bullying Wearing purple is a good first step, but there’s something else we can do to stop bullying.
Huffington Post Religion: Of Maine and Two Marriages: Lessons from a Grandmother I Never Met With the vote on marriage equality approaching in Maine, here’s what one Maine native taught her grandchild.
Huffington Post Religion: How to Determine if Your Religious Liberty is Being Threatened in Just 10 Questions Are the religious liberties of most Americans really under threat?
The New Civil Rights Movement: How to Determine if Your Religious Liberty is Being Threatened in Just 10 Questions An alternate link to the above article.
Huffington Post Religion: Hurricanes and Judgement: Reflections a Year after Hurricane Irene Reflections on the one year anniversary of Hurricane Irene’s destruction in Vermont.
Huffington Post Religion: Jesus and New England: An Open Letter to the Christians Who Want to “Convert” Us As conservative Christians flood the “mission field” of New England, other Christians have a few words for them.
Increasingly, fundamentalist religious groups of all stripes are using traumatic situations and natural disasters as opportunities for conversion.
The notion that LGBTQ people are of inherent worth and value is more affirmed than ever. Will the church be on the right side of history?
What would it look like if Christians took up the challenge of leading the anti-bullying fight?
Huffington Post Religion: LGBT Religious Leaders Speak Out on the Spiritual Value of Gay Marriage Thoughts from a range of clergy on what it means to be LGBT and support equal marriage. The link to all of the reflections is above. The direct link to mine is here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rev-emily-c-heath/equal-marriage-and-the-ho_b_1604554.html
The Commons: The Wide Middle Ground Should prayer remain a part of Vermont town meetings? Or are we throwing out an important part of our tradition and practice?
Huffington Post Religion: When Pride is Not a Sin: The season of ending gay shame. Pride has often been called a sin. But is it always? What happens when people who have only been taught to be ashamed learn to be proud?
Huffington Post Religion: The Unexpected Pastor What happens when a Southern, urban, gay pastor comes to small-town New England? Vocation brings us to unexpected places, and then brings us grace.
Huffington Post Religion: Holy Week, and the Importance of Weekday Christians What would happen if we weren’t just know for our Easter Sunday celebrations, but for our Thursday night solidarity? Our Friday afternoon compassion?
Huffington Post Religion: “Lent, Mud Season, and Letting Things Get Messy”, March 2012 What would happen if we went to church with mud on our shoes, instead of just those in our Sunday best?