Author Archives: Lou

What God do You Believe In?

Belief in a deity:  it’s a debate that’s often framed in predictable ways.  Either a person believes in God or is an atheist.  Or a person believes in the Christian God or a Muslim God or a Hindu God..  Or … Continue reading

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Politics and Religion: Pastors’ Perceptions

We gathered around a table for a small group discussion.  The topic of the workshop was professional ethics for clergy.  One of my colleagues shared: “I have a problem I’m not sure how to approach.  A woman in my church, … Continue reading

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Retreat

To retreat.  The online dictionary first definition of “retreat” is in military terms:  to withdraw from an enemy force as a result of superior power.  While I’m not aware of “an enemy force” let alone “superior power,” I am going … Continue reading

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