Monthly Archives: June 2015

When Did the United States Become Our Church?

I grew up in a conservative evangelical Republican context. I now consider myself a left-wing progressive liberation theology Christian who votes Democrat but really prefers the Green Party. I have mixed allegiances. I am a citizen of the United States, … Continue reading

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On this date… June 26, 1579… California

On this date is 2015, Sir Francis Drake and the Golden Hinde pulled into a broad protected bay tucked inside Point Reyes. What ensued was one of the most unusual and fascinating interactions between Europeans and Native Americans ever documented. … Continue reading

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Report Describes Cultural Genocide in Canada

Making international news, a report by a Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission describes a century of cultural genocide through the use of horrific boarding schools in Canada.  Though the last school closed in 1996, the wounds continue. See my earlier … Continue reading

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