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Apr  2018 24
In his weekly blog, President Gary Peluso-Verdend writes, "It is nearly impossible for religious types, who have been labeling ourselves and others for centuries, to eschew labels. But, today, labeling is dominated by partisan politics. And this partisanship occludes rather than illuminates, shuts down rather than opens, conversation and debate."
Mar  2018 13
President Gary Peluso-Verdend worries that the percentage of Oklahomans who disdain state-run public education, of a sort required for a complex, diverse, just and compassionate society, is actually quite large.
Mar  2018 06
From President Gary Peluso-Verdend: I call on all clergy in Oklahoma to withdraw their participation in and support for the chaplaincy program in the Oklahoma House. Boycott it, at least until the discrimination and un-American gaming of religion by the state is stopped and the program fixed. But maybe it is better to let the program die.
Feb  2018 19
"We Americans are a violent people," writes President Gary Peluso-Verdend in his weekly blog. "And, besides creating systems of violence that benefit some people and disadvantage or denigrate others, America’s weapon of choice in our worship of violence is the gun."
Dec  2017 26
Love or fear? Which came down at Christmas? Phillips Seminary President Gary Peluso-Verdend says the answer lies in our actions as Christians.
Dec  2017 19
"...one must dig for moments of peace in the Christmas stories. The longing for peace is clear, especially in Luke, but the reality of peace is not obvious," writes President Gary Peluso-Verdend in his weekly blog.
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