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Lakota Advent 2

by Lenore Three Stars Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ … (I Peter 1:3) As the words flowed from  Greg Yee’s sermon on the hope of Advent, one phrase…

Changing the Narrative

By Lenore ThreeStars Fall is so nice, except for the holidays.  I made it through Halloween with nary an Indian war whoop at my door, and then through the odious Columbus Day lie – thank goodness next year it will be Indigenous People’s Day.  But now, it’s almost time for grocery sack war bonnets, the…

When what you fear is true

“Despite (or because of) privilege, we live in a dangerous world of brutality, force, and threat. We are surrounded by terrorism, war, abuse, exploitation, and death. Evil is rampant, and fear too easily pervades. Despair overtakes us when we realize that our lives are not free of danger. Yet we are not always the innocent…

Let down 

By Jill Riley It is such a shame when you lose faith in someone you really believe in. Especially in somebody you hoped would change the world; somebody with the potential to really make a difference. The disappointment in them and for you is soul crushing. Such a let down. Guiltily, I feel this way.…

I’ma sit this one out

On December 1, 1955, a tired Rosa Louise Parks took a seat on a bus and kept that seat even though the overcrowding left white people standing in the aisles. The driver stopped the bus. “Why don’t you stand up?” he asked Rosa. She replied, “I don’t think I should have to stand up.” Rosa…

Pro-Compassion

By Alex Macias Abortion is one of the most incendiary topics in the country and church.  But you can feel free to breathe a sigh of relief; this post is not about beginning a political debate.  It’s about finding a different way of engaging each other. There are two major camps on this topic, those…

New Series: Electing Conversation

Join us for our next series Electing Conversation beginning Feb. 8! The election season is upon us, and Theoloqui will be blogging about what we are thinking about as we prepare to vote. Much of the political rhetoric is polarizing, and as we discuss what we are doing to inform ourselves, we also hope to…