Misfits Ministries

We're the Messiah's Misfits

“We are fools on Christ’s account, but you are wise in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong; you are held in honor, but we in disrepute.  To this very hour we go hungry and thirsty, we are poorly clad and roughly treated, we wander about homelesse and we toil, working with our own hands. When ridiculed, we bless; when persecuted, we endure; when slandered, we respond gently. We have become like the world’s rubbish, the scum of all, to this very moment.”

New American Bible, Revised Edition. (Washington, DC: The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2011), 1 Co 4:10–13.

CT:We Worship with the Magi, Not MAGA

CT:We Worship with the Magi, Not MAGA

[Note: Christianity Today is a conservative evangelical magazine founded in 1956 by Billy Graham.] An emaciated and malformed evangelical political theology got us where we are now. Jeffrey Goldberg describes the insurrection at the capitol as “chaos … rooted in...

I heard the bells. Did you?

I heard the bells. Did you?

The Christmas Carol "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" is from a poem written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in 1863, at the height of the Civil War, set to music in 1872. As is the case with many hymns this one arose out of a crisis, in this case of deep depression...

Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship

At all levels of society, we are aware of a great need for leadership that models love for righteousness (Wisdom 1:1) as well as the virtues of justice, prudence, courage, and temperance. Our commitment as people of faith to imitate Christ’s love and compassion should...

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