PODCAST: Phil Interviews Jennifer Butler

PODCAST: Phil Interviews Jennifer Butler

The Reverend Jennifer Butler is the founding Executive Director of Faith in Public Life (FPL), a national movement of clergy and faith leaders united in the prophetic pursuit of justice, equality, and the common good. Prior to leading FPL, Rev. Butler spent ten...

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An Old-Fashioned Christmas

An Old-Fashioned Christmas

It’s time to celebrate the holidays again, and I would like to suggest we make an intentional return this year to the traditional values and rituals associated with this most sacred and joyous season. In that spirit, if you’re looking to celebrate an Old-Fashioned...

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The Parable of the Man with the Paper

The Parable of the Man with the Paper

Once upon a time there was an agrarian community that worked together and shared all things in common to survive. One day, a member of the community took a piece of paper and scribbled some words upon it. He took the paper to the grain fields and showed it to those...

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Jesus and the Rich White Ruler

Jesus and the Rich White Ruler

A certain rich white ruler came up to Jesus and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to stop being racist?” Jesus said to him, “You know all the basic rules.” He replied, “I’ve kept all those rules since my youth—or at least since George Floyd was murdered by...

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