From a Lay Leader's Desk

A series of opinion articles from lay leaders in our synod.


On Hope(lessness)

Feb 20, 2019
The one holy catholic and apostolic church is founded in resurrection. Even we agree on little else, we must agree on that. So it follows: If tomorrow all our rostered members walked out the doors and our buildings fell to dust, we would not disappear. No, we would not. The remnant would get to work on a resurrection, and we would rise again.

The Tenth Amendment

Jan 09, 2019
The 188 congregations within our Synod have their own personalities, too. Like any communities, they are living, breathing, changing. I view our Synod like a federated system: MNYS binds together many unique parts in the recognition that we are stronger together than apart.

Climate Artists: Disruptors of the Peace

Jan 09, 2019
Climate artists have emerged as a new category of citizen activists who do not just question the status quo, as established by these elites, but work to disrupt it. These artists are disrupters of a fraudulent peace created from consumerism and materialism, which has attempted to diminish humanity and has succeeded in poisoning and despoiling our earth.

What is that?

Nov 06, 2018