President Obama on Gay Marriage and Golden Rule

For those who support marriage equality, today marks a moral milestone for monogamous, same-gender-loving all-but married couples.  POTUS base his view on the Golden Rule that Jesus taught: Transcript: Good Morning America interview today on ABC News: I have to tell you, as I said, I’ve been going through an evolution on this issue. I’ve always been adamant that gay and lesbian Americans should be treated fairly and equally… And, I hesitated on gay marriage

Why I attended OWS Spring Training

Call to Action:  99% Spring Training      With the goal of training 100,000 people this Spring in community organizing and non-violent direct action, the 99% Spring coalition hopes to gather a critical mass of people power to “draw a line in the sand and say ‘No More!” to the corporations and wealthy power brokers who collectively have hijacked our democracy. Given last year’s Supreme Court decision granting corporations and superpacs legal provisions to spend

Happy Epiphany 2012

We attended Pacific Beach United Methodist Church today which began a six week Season of Epiphany series on Science and Spirituality, including weekly opportunities to “eat with a scientist” in the congregation and discuss with them how they integrate their scientific discoveries and their Christian faith.  Today’s scriptural lesson and sermon was on the Star the Magi studied and followed from Babylon to Bethlehem. (Matt 2:1-12). “In the ancient world scholars believed that there was

Drew Today–Full Spectrum

Rev. Jesse Jackson Joins United Methodist Leaders at Occupy Service What do Drew, Jesse Jackson and Newt Gingrich have in common? Here are two video clips from Drew Today, the university’s online news channel, illustrating the political spectrum of faculty, students and alumni:  (   Prayers and Protest Social justice is integral to the mission of the Theological School and its Shalom initiative, so it wasn’t so out of the ordinary that they led last