No Room This Christmas

NO ROOM!By Professor Revelation VeluntaNew Testament & Cultural StudiesUnion Theological Seminary (PH) This is the reality of our world today. There is no room. No room for refugees. No room for Lumads. No room for the Rohingya. No room for Palestinians. No room for PLHIV. No room for LGBTQi. No room for the other. No […]

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Christmas: Be Born Into God’s Life

In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. All went to their own towns to be registered. Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the city […]

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Founders MCC’s “Controversial” Nativity Scene Speaks a Powerful Message

Founders Metropolitan Community Church in Los Angeles, the founding church for the Metropolitan Community Churches around the world, sets up a nativity scene that takes direct aim at the separation policies of the southern borders of United States. It is jarring, but also thought-provoking. Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, on display in front of Founders MCC, […]

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#6 Christmas 2012 Reflection: Recruited for a Mission

Gospel Reading: Luke 1: 39-45 Today’s Gospel features the meeting of two women. Specifically, two pregnant women. Elizabeth was too old and was probably waiting for her time to die when she received news that she was pregnant.ย  In this particular meeting, she was 6 months on the way and just came out of her […]

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