Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

Recent Posts


Supreme Court Immigration Decision: do not despair

SpokaneFāVS readers are likely confused and frustrated by the recent U.S. Supreme Court immigration decision. I think that people of faith can reasonably disagree about the complicated issues of separation of powers and federalism raised by this case.

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A gun show in Houston, Texas./Wikipedia photo by glasgows - Flickr

Woe to Our Gun Lust

Have we become so accustom to mass shooting and the daily gun violence that we can’t seem to find any action we can take to curtail the violence?

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Kelli Czaykowsky assists refugee children at a Seventh-day Adventist school in Duluth, Ga., on May 14, 2015. Photo courtesy of Allen Clark

Evangelicals and refugees: Care first, conversion maybe later

On June 26, churches across the country will mark National Refugee Sunday, saying prayers and raising money to help the many people fleeing conflicts around the world. This is the first in a three-part series that looks at evangelical Christians’ complex views of the global migrant crisis as well as how refugees are reacting to evangelical outreach.

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Flickr photo by Clint Lalonde

And breathe: an introduction to mindfulness

What is mindfulness? As I continue to explore this question for myself I’ve unearthed a few beautiful seeds that have been sown for generations, infused with spiritual significance and nurtured in the rich soil of the mind, of awareness and consciousness.

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