Byline: By JOHN BUTTRICK

During the next 18 months leading up to the election of a U.S. president and members of Congress, we shall frequently hear the phrase “the American...

It was a sunny spring day in Washington, D.C. We were midway through our visits to the offices of our senators and representative advocating for...

Whenever I get into a discussion about the United States’ military aid to Israel, sooner or later the expression “shared values” with Israel is...

A local rabbi participated in the laying on of hands in my United Church of Christ ordination service in 1971. Over the next nearly 50 years many...

Mitigating the Opioid Crisis. January 22, 2019 I am not unacquainted with persistent aches and pains of a body living into its ninth decade...

I have a friendship with a family of Mexican heritage. The father is a naturalized citizen of the United States. While sitting around the dinner...

As Christmas approaches this year, with all the attention on the refugees and asylum seekers piling up at the U.S.-Mexico border, my thoughts turn...

It was the first of four Sundays in Advent leading up to the celebration of Christmas and the birth of Jesus. I was visiting Saugatuck United...

In mid-October I traveled to Washington, D.C., to attend the four-day Advocacy Summit of the World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Accompaniment...

As the news accounts of the recent shootings and deaths at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pa., disappear from TV “breaking news” and the...

I recently saw a rerun of an episode of Madam Secretary. The plot involved a near nuclear disaster. Believing Russia had launched hundreds of...

The only advice I was given before my first Thanksgiving meal on the family farm with three generations of my future wife’s family was, “Do not...

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