Tag Archives: Bible

For Everything There Is a Season : Today I Mourn, Tomorrow

For everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven: a time to mourn. . . . Ecclesiastes 3 Today, I mourn. I mourn with the people of Gaza where there were at least six children … Continue reading

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Gaza 3.0

For the third consecutive Friday, tens of thousands of Palestinians exercised their right, under international law, to protest.  The “March of Return” focuses on their rights, guaranteed under the Geneva Convention, to return to the land their ancestors have inhabited … Continue reading

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Good Friday and Gaza

The most solemn day for Christian’s is Good Friday, the day when a brutally oppressive occupying force executed Jesus under the pretense that he was a threat. This Good Friday, another brutally oppressive occupying force killed 18 and wounded hundreds … Continue reading

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Religion, Divestment, Shareholder Engagement, the United Church and the Way of Jesus

Religion, Divestment, Shareholder Engagement, the United Church and the Way of Jesus Religion is not rational. It is about relationships and symbols that speak to our lives and to our connections with what is within us and beyond us. It … Continue reading

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In Response to the Green Party Support for BDS.

Dear David, I wish to convey to you and the Green Party my sincere thanks and appreciation for all those who supported human rights, the rule of international law and the desire for a just peace that is at the … Continue reading

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Revealing Myself

I have a strange ritual when I meet someone and I am “off duty”. On the golf course, I have learned introducing myself as a minister usually results in apologies, bad jokes, bizarre questions and worst of all horrible assumptions. … Continue reading

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Change and Choices You Can Believe In

  I surprised and pleased to have received the following note the other day. Dear Steve,So sorry I missed you in Bethlehem. Bibi needed some extra time and that threw my schedule off. Then the sandstorm messed up my travel … Continue reading

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