PRAYING RESISTANCE

October 31, 2017

God of Mischief, bless every parent, auntie, grandparent, or friend who helped these kids get dressed up just to have fun. Thank You for every bit of silliness and sweetness this day. Amen.

October 30, 2017

God of Love, bless federal judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, who blocked implementation of the Occupant's ban of people who are transgender serving in the military. And bless the brave plaintiffs in the case, five transgender women currently serving. Amen.

October 29, 2017

God of Love, bless federal judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, who blocked implementation of the Occupant's ban of people who are transgender serving in the military. And bless the brave plaintiffs in the case, five transgender women currently serving. Amen.

October 28, 2017

God of Love, I pray blessing tonight on all the people of good will who stood against white nationalism and racist hatred in Tennessee today. The neo-Nazis had planned a second rally tomorrow, but canceled it in the face of today’s resistance. 
May those who stood for...

October 27, 2017

Holy God, bless the seven members of the Fairfax County, VA school board who voted to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School to Justice High. Amen.

October 26, 2017

God of Hope, this evening I got to spend time with white, straight, male mainline Christians who have been fighting racism with their theology, energy, and checkbooks for many years.
Bless them for their witness. Help us remember that all are welcome to work for the co...

October 25, 2017

God of Liberation, I pray tonight for every person working to end mass incarceration. The concept of for-profit prisons—creating financial incentives to put people in captivity—draws deep from the worst aspects of U.S. history. It is antithetical to the gospel of Jesus...

October 24, 2017

Holy God, bless Senators Jeff Flake and Bob Corker for telling the truth and having some, even minimal, standards. I don’t agree with them on many issues, and I wish they both would have made strong statements this time last year, but I am still grateful for their refu...

October 23, 2017

Fierce God of Joy, I pray for Harry Belafonte. At 90 years old, he recently made a public appearance in which he recounted his life in music and activism, warned the U.S. that the current administration is extremely dangerous, and offered his continuing conviction that...

October 22, 2017

Holy God, I pray for Senator Sherrod Brown, who stated clearly that white supremacists are influencing the current administration. May we all tell the truth and shame the devil. Amen.

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