Empathy, Experience and God’s Call to Speak Up

Learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow. ~Isaiah 1:17 NRSV   We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. ~Pierre Teilhard de Chardin “I’ve never met an activist member of the Evangelical Left before!” The woman stood before me…

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#metoo #youtoo #us

Before there was Harvey Weinstein in his sordid bathrobe, before a different Hollywood star posted a confession of assault or perversion each week, before a hashtag became a rebel yell, before women were bashed and doubted, emboldened, and empowered—long before all that, C. S. Lewis said, “Friendship is born at that moment when one person…

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