Archive for September, 2007

Right Action

28Sep07

Today marks the 11th day of protests in Burma, where a popular uprising led by Buddhist monks is challenging the military government on issues of economic hardships and political freedom. While at first treating the protests peacefully, the government has now turned to violence to bring the demonstrations down. As a result, at least 13 […]


The Bishops of the Episcopal Church concluded its talks yesterday in New Orleans where they met to discuss their position on homosexuality in light of pressures placed upon them by the greater Anglican Communion. In order to provide a brief background, members of the Anglican Communion, lead by the African Church, have been threatening a […]


Today, I’ve been pondering some tough Jesus questions. Knowing that you, intrepid reader, may have an interesting perspective of your own to share, I pose them to you now. Please feel free to respond to any one of the questions, all of them, or something else entirely. Do you think Jesus is fully human, fully […]


This guy is the pastor at Trinity United Church of Christ. I stumbled upon a video of him speaking at the Day of Outrage last year, which calls for an end to the use of racist and sexist terms in commodified hip-hop. Rev. Moss is quite the orator. Go check him out.


Shifting Sands

19Sep07

Today’s news broke the story concerning the cancellation of the operating license of Blackwater, a private security firm based in the United States, by the Iraqi Minister of the Interior following a Sunday shootout that killed 8 and wounded 10 people. Blackwater has been a fixture of the United States’ efforts in Iraq throughout the […]


Gen 1.26: Then God said, “Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the wild animals of the earch, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon […]


Welcome to the incarnation of the community blog, Christian Voices. Our purpose is to provide a forum in which progressive Christians can come together and reflect on issues ranging from current events to timeless truisms. We are a group of diverse individuals, but are united in the following beliefs: Everyone belongs to God Jesus is […]