Category: Spiritual Activism

How Faith Communities Upend the Status Quo

The concept of Pillars of Support was developed by civil resistance trainers who realized that the military, schools, civil service and courts, business community, churches, and media, are some of the main pillars that give structural stability to the status quo.  If enough of…

The Great Turning

In the past two days, think of what you have turned your attention from, and what you have turned your attention towards. If you are like me, you have turned away from yet another school shooting, at least the twentieth school shooting just this…

Point Out v. Raise Up

I think it is better to speak out for someone than to stand in silence while they are being insulted, bullied, or attacked. However, I am uncomfortable with the self-congratulatory tone of posts that have been circulating, the ones where someone is being rude in a checkout…