Preaching and Public Leadership: News We Can Use!
In a world of twenty-four hour newscasts, we receive constant reports of incivility and hostility. Many of our leaders seem unwilling or unable to transcend the gravitational pull that drags public conversation and conduct to its lowest levels.
Loftier heights are possible. Our life together—in the body politic and the body of Christ—can reach upward, ascending beyond the current constraints of partisan divisiveness and parochial narrowness.