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Charles Bayer

Charles Bayer

Charles Bayer is a somewhat retired theological professor and congregational pastor. He and Wendy live at Pilgrim Place in Claremont, Calif., where he is still involved in writing a newspaper column and a variety of other jobs, boards and activities.

Articles from Charles Bayer

We Really Do Care for One Another

By Charles Bayer

March 23, 2017

Though he notes that news headlines often perpetuate America as a land of rugged individualism and selfish ways, Charles Bayer reflects that, more often than not, he has seen perfect strangers go to great lengths to show common humanity and generosity to him.  Read more »

Ugly America

By Charles Bayer

March 16, 2017

It's not too late to show the world that President Trump does not speak for all Americans. Read more »

Deadly Sins

By Charles Bayer

March 9, 2017

Charles Bayer explores deadly sins through the lens of religion and culture. Read more »


By Charles Bayer

March 2, 2017

There is a special roster of grieving persons, and for a second time I am listed. I speak of those who have lost children. No child should die before her parents. Sometimes it is through disease. Sometimes AIDS. Sometimes it has been a suicide and at ... Read more »

God: A Political Ally?

By Charles Bayer

February 9, 2017

Charles Bayer explores the connection between God and politics. Read more »

Where Do We Go From Here?

By Charles Bayer

February 2, 2017

Many of us, even a majority of America’s voters, remain startled and depressed over what happened on Nov. 8th. Read more »

A Date That Will Live in Infamy

By Charles Bayer

January 24, 2017

When tyranny strikes where will the change come from? Read more »

The Ethic Jesus Taught and American Hypocrisy

By Charles Bayer

January 20, 2017

Charles Bayer readdresses the issue of politics with regard to religion. Read more »

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