Author Archives: Tihomir Kukolja

About Tihomir Kukolja

Tihomir Kukolja, born in Slavonska Pozega, Croatia in 1954. Studied, lived and worked in Yugoslavia, Croatia, United Kingdom, Australia and the US. Education in theology, communications, and radio journalism. Worked as a church pastor, media professional, radio producer and presenter, journalist, religious liberty activist, and reconciliation and leadership development activist. Lives in Baytown TX, USA with professional ties with Seattle WA, USA and Fuzine, Croatia. Currently serves as the Executive Director, Forum for Leadership and Reconciliation (Forum), and Director of Renewing Our Minds (ROM) initiative. Loves photography, blogging and social media. Views, opinions and interests expressed in this blog are those of the author and contributors alone, and do not necessarily represent the views of organizations with which the author is or has been associated in the past.

Covid Update – Focus on Europe

In Medias Res, Covid Update: Dr. Tihomir Odorcic delivers the latest update on the Covid situation in Europe. Dr. Odorčić is a family medicine doctor from Kocevje, Slovenia, where he and his wife Lidija run their clinic. He is also … Continue reading

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Christian Freedom and Responsibility

Webinar Feature: Christian Freedom and Responsibility to the Community, Dr. Zdravko Plantak, Professor of Religion and Ethics at Loma Linda University, California. “This is the crux of the controversy today: if someone wants to risk their lives, even their health … Continue reading

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Upholding the Common Good

Heather Nicola Staff, Political Adviser on Refugee and Migration Policy, UK. Webinar highlight, Leadership Focus International. Theme – Overcoming Pandemic, Call to Responsible Living. Not all questions are wrong. Nevertheless, many are pursuing irrational thinking which paralyzes them from making … Continue reading

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May All the Other Garbage Go

Reformation Day Reflection, May all the Other Garbage Go. As long as something is being added, whatever that may be, to which we give even partial redemptive attributes, we have not grasped the heart, meaning and continuing urgency of the … Continue reading

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Luther’s Protest is Not Over

Over the recent years we could hear numerous Christian leaders, organizations and committees calling for the restoration of unity within a divided Christian community. “Luther’s protest is over” – they argue. What they mean is that there exist no more … Continue reading

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 Loving Your Neighbor and Living Responsibly

Loving Your Neighbor and Living Responsibly. Camilla Bocaniala, Program Director of Polylogos Association, Romania.  Leadership Focus International webinar highlight of the theme: Overcoming Pandemic – Call to Responsible Living. Camilla Bocaniala said: “We as followers of Jesus have the responsibility … Continue reading

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A Covid Recovery Story

Rev. Frank Herb Stallknecht, retired United Methodist Minister from Houston, TX tells his Covid recovery story. “The nurse told me: ‘Mr. Stallknecht you are a lucky man. I knew I was a blessed and lucky man, but at the same … Continue reading

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How Did We Get Here?

We are living in surreal times. Too many are laboring hard to spread lethal disinformation and false narratives. In his opening reflection Liviu Bocaniala asks a question: How Did we Get Here? Liviu Bocaniala, Artist and President of Polylogos Association, … Continue reading

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Balance Between Liberty and Responsibility

“Our liberties have limits when they stamp on the rights of others. What really the anti-vaxxing Christian seeks is the liberty to risk the lives of others. Christianity in this case mean – I want to do what I want … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap Between Life and Death

Pastor and Clinical Chaplain Arnold A. Porter, Florida says: “Bible says, ‘My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge’. With Covid you do not leave the hospital the same way you came in. I decided not to debate if the … Continue reading

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