Faith & Politics

“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.” - Ephesians 4:29 After 20 months of campaigning, the 2016 election season is finally over. There are winners and losers. There is laughing and weeping. There is rejoicing and commiserating. Whether your candidate(s) won or lost their race, here are some words of wisdom from John Wesley. In the year 1755, John Wesley shared these instructions with a group of Methodists in Bristol: 1 – Vote, without fee or reward, for the person you judged most worthy. In other words, don’t be bribed and don’t compromise your integrit

Go Cubs Go

Go Cubs Go Go, Cubs, go. Go, Cubs, go. Hey Chicago, what do you say? The Cubs are gonna win today! "Go Cubs Go" It's been an amazing baseball postseason. For the last few weeks, most Chicagoans I know have been glued to the TV. In the midst of all the things that divide us, our city has been united in this incredible journey of the Chicago Cubs from lovable losers to World Series Champions. As I watched the final game on Wednesday night, I found myself praying. Yes, I prayed for the Cubs. However, I also prayed for all the people whose lives are linked to the Cubs. I prayed for people who displayed Cubs banners and blankets at memorial services. I prayed for people who named their

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