Journal

When Immigrants Give Thanks

Seeking Honesty at Thanksgiving For many Americans, the word “Thanksgiving” brings warm feelings of family, of food, and of altogether unqualified enjoyment. It is a time when it seems we can put the worries of the world on the shelf, … Continue reading

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Honesty in Sacred Spaces

What do church buildings, nations, and marriages have in common? They all need to leave a sacred space for divergent opinions. Lots of things happen in sacred spaces. Janitors clean churches up after big events, like weddings, funerals, or the … Continue reading

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Honest Patriotism

Honest Patriotism

 Fall 2017 Honest Patriots Take Responsibility Henry Koenig Stone  “Whether it is a person or a nation that you love, it does not serve them well to ignore their mistakes. Honesty distinguishes actual love from pride.” In this opening editorial … Continue reading

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Draft Resolution on Honest Patriotism for GA 223

The following draft resolution is open to comment [HERE] through Thanksgiving Day, 11/23/2017.  The Advisory Committee for Social Witness Policy (ACSWP) will present a final version at the 223rd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in 2018. Honest Patriotism … Continue reading

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