Month: July 2013

Urban Decline … or Resurrection?

Urban Decline … or Resurrection?

City employees thrusting red protest signs high against a backdrop of an austere court building where lawyers in conservative suits battle over workers’ pensions and billions in debt were the most prominent images this past week as the city of Detroit filed for...

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Spinning Bikes in Church?

Squirming uncomfortably in the straight-backed chairs in the faux elegance of an expansive convention center meeting room at the United Church of Christ’s General Synod gathering last week, Rev. Phil Hart, a UCC interim conference minister currently serving in Ohio,...

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