Why we Need to Repent

Greetings WIN community, The important thing is to acknowledge past error in the hope that it may inform the future and prevent such things from happening again.  Historians are concerned with what happened, why it happened, who was responsible, what can be learned from its study, and what it tells...

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Poverty, Wealth and Power

Poverty is a mask we put on one person to cover up his real wealth and that wealth is a disguise we put on a person to hide his or her profound poverty. – Samuel Wells and Marcia A. Owen, Living without Enemies   The Navaho Tribe recently rejected the development of...

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Slow Down. Enjoy Wyoming.

By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.  And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done.   Genesis...

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Who are our Constituents?

Greetings WAC Community, “When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest.  Leave them for the poor or the alien.”  – Leviticus 23:22  “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat.” –...

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Come to the Wedding!

 When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him? – Psalms 8:3-4 The most exciting event of my 6-year career with the Wyoming Association of Churches is to take place...

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Working Together for Justice

“Master,” said John, we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we tried to stop him, because he is not one of us.”  “Do not stop him,” Jesus said, “for whoever is not against you is for you.”   – Luke 9:49-50 After I noted in a recent...

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Told You So

Greetings WAC community, Let the wise listen and add to their learning and let the discerning get guidance.  Proverbs 1:5   This past week, Andrew Graham in WyoFile wrote an article (http://www.wyofile.com/lottery) about the lottery created in Wyoming by the state legislature in 2013.  The revenues for the state are little while the...

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Moon as Marvel and Metaphor

They will speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty, and I will meditate on your wonderful works, and I will proclaim your deeds.  They will celebrate your abundant goodness and joyfully sing of your righteousness.  Psalms 145:5-7 In that day, declares the Lord, “I will make the sun go down...

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Ripening for a Change

Greetings WAC community, God is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. – Psalms 1:3 They tried to bury us, not knowing we were seeds. – Mexican Proverb cited at the “Finding Common Ground” workshop of the 2017...

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Looking for a Job?

Greetings WAC Community, God is not unjust; God will not forget your work and the love you have shown as you have helped God’s people and continue to help them. – Hebrews 6:10   One of two justice-related job openings may interest you or someone you know!  One is part-time.  One...

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