Public opinion shows civil rights will eventually bounce back. But organized religion might not.
Faith-based organizations like Guns to Gardens and RAWtools are using gun buybacks to turn unwanted firearms into garden tools
From the Prayer of St. Francis to traffic jams between pews, Holy Week is a great time to remember peace is always with us
The firing of a Catholic school teacher was another reminder of the bitter side of the church culture that drove so many away decades ago
Author Gregory Hill’s novel “Sister Liberty” explores the bargain of belonging amid the strange and staid, 19th-century fictional town of Solemn, Indiana.
In “What’d I Miss?” Ossie notes how, from opposing ends of the political spectrum, it’s amazing how alike two people can be — and how oblivious to the similarities.
Between my deadline for this column and its publication in the wee morning hours of Sunday, I will attend a wake at my beloved soccer bar, the British Bulldog. Or maybe it is a memorial, I am not quite sure. What I do know is that a community will be gathering. A community that included […]
Shortly after this column appears in the wee hours of Sunday morning, crowds will gather and fill churches for Easter Mass. Bright colors, little kids dolled up in their Sunday best, families filling pews that sit vacant most of the year. A joyous occasion. I have always struggled with Easter. It has nothing to do […]
“Do you believe in G-d?” my son asks while I hastily drive him to meet the rabbi for Hebrew school, after yelling “sweet Jesus” to the sweet-looking senior in the left lane driving so slowly it’s as if he’s on a Sunday jaunt through the English countryside, and long before thinking through what I should […]
David M. Jessup grew up at Sylvan Dale Ranch in Loveland, Colorado, owned and run by his family. He is passionate about preserving open space and telling stories about the American West. He is a popular speaker on topics such as cattle ranching, sustainable agriculture, land conservation, flood recovery (he’s been through two floods on […]