Chris St. John

25 years…and counting

FROM THE DESK OF CATHI HERROD Dear Friends, 25 years…and counting. As a liberal feminist woman in my 20’s, I never would have believed that I would have served at a ministry like Center for Arizona Policy for 25 years. But God…and only God. Tomorrow will mark the...

Sojourners

Scriptures are clear that like the saints of old, you and I are “strangers and exiles” in this world. We’re seeking a better homeland, as the writer of Hebrews wrote about: These all died in faith, not having received the things promised, but having seen them and...

Be Thou My Vision

Good Afternoon Pastors, Do you wake up with songs, Scriptures, or Scriptures set to music on your heart? On the occasions that I do, I tend to have them with me all day long. This morning’s tune is a medieval Irish hymn that I sang a lot in high school: Be thou my...

Speaking Boldly

For most of us, the only thing to be grateful about is that 2020 is almost over. A pandemic . . . lockdowns imposed by politicians who are largely immune from their worst effects . . . rioting and looting on a scale never seen before in American history . . . a...

A Different Lens on All of This

As of this writing, there’s still scant little we know for certain at the top of the ticket. Since late-yesterday, the Electoral College count has been staying put – depending on which source you follow – at Joseph R. Biden Jr., 253 or 264 and Donald J. Trump, 214....