Note: this important paragraph is included in the print version, but not the video version below (my mistake):
At the very least, you will create space for needed civil dialogue. At the very least, you will take a stand against abuse of power, corruption, and misinformation – wherever they occur. At the very least, you will call for the civic virtues that our nation needs – starting with a concern for truth and a commitment to nonviolence. At the very least, you will not pretend that all is well and you are pristine and spiritual, above the fray.
If you are a pastor or priest and need mentoring or coaching to help guide your congregation towards Spiritual Activism, Center for Progressive Renewal is a great place to start.
If you would like to form an experimental faith community dedicated to Spiritual Activism, my book We Make the Road by Walking offers all you’ll need for a year of weekly gatherings. You’ll also find good resources at Q Faith Communities.
Here are a few of my favorite Spiritual Activism organizations that operate in a multi-faith context: