Science, Faith, and the Pandemic

By Charlie Clauss A current story line, hyped by many, is the stance of conservative Christians towards the COVID-19 pandemic. This has played out as opposition to mask mandates and hesitancy toward, if not ... Read More...

Diabolical Easter: A Letter

By Charlie Clauss From time to time the strangest things happen. This letter falling into my hands is not the strangest to have happened in my life, but it’s certainly up there. Dear Slimeside, Thank f... Read More...

Remembrance: God’s Promises

Exodus 10:11—12:32 By Charlie Clauss This past September 11 was the 20th anniversary of the attacks that ended with the twin towers of the World Trade Center lying in ruins, a large hole in the outer ring o... Read More...

“Imagine” Is Harder Than You Think

By Charlie Clauss I’m sure I wasn’t the only one excited that the Olympics, postponed from 2020 due to the pandemic, finally happened this August. With cases on the rise in Japan, it was not a sure thing. Wa... Read More...

Virtue Signaling

By Charlie Clauss One of the many terms that seem to have sprung up in our current cultural moment is the pejorative “virtue signaling.” In the mouth of most speakers, it seems to mean a type of speech or ac... Read More...

The Way of Love: Turn

Part of a series on The Way of Love. Other previous entries are available here. By Charlie Clauss Presiding Bishop Curry should be applauded for his work to bring the Episcopal Church the program, The Way... Read More...

St. John the Seer and Opened Eyes

By Charlie Clauss Some years ago I went to renew my driver’s license and discovered I was legally blind in one eye. Fortunately I could see well enough in the other eye to get the renewal, but it meant a tri... Read More...