Rev. DONNA SCHAPER – Dispatch #2 & #2a – from COP22 World Climate Summit [LDT081] Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:06 — 1.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHey, Lovers – Here’s the second round of Rev. Donna Schaper’s reporting from the Climate Summit. Our thanks to Religion Dispatches, for permission to include them here. The Climate Summit is a […]

Rev. DONNA SCHAPER – Reporting live from COP22 – Dispatch No. 1 [LDT080] Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:57 — 12.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHi, Lovers – This episode is number one in a series of reports from Rev. Donna Schaper. You can hear more about her work and her church, Judson Memorial in New York […]

#Church2B [LDT024] Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:10 — 9.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLovers! We have work to do: At the beginning of Love in a Dangerous Time I used the subtitle, “A conversation about communities of f aith, and how we change the world.” […]


The word “racism” comes up a lot in discussion for the last few weeks. The general public’s sensitivity to racism is much higher than usual. It’s a really good thing that folks can see how pervasive racism is in our culture. To me racism implies mean-spirited, prejudiced, people doing clueless […]

The Missteps of the Clergy in Ferguson

A friend just forwarded me a terrific article from the St. Louis Post Dispatch, by Rev. Jeff Hood. ( Rev. Jeff has nailed it. Some people who really don’t know much about Christianity, or religion for that matter, always glom onto the idea that Christians are looking toward a world […]