Approaches to the divisiveness that surrounds us l Worship
Last updated 11/21/2018 at Noon
The holidays provide challenges for many of us. Not least among these are the polarized attitudes that gather around the festive table. Some avoid family gatherings for this very reason.
Recent events have poignantly reminded us of the deeply divisive attitudes in our nation and states, geographic regions, local communities, and yes, even within our families. How do people of faith (including Lutheran Christians like me) make progress with this challenge? Jesus reached out to people on all sides of his community. Current practitioners of listening across dividing lines might equip us to fo...