August 8, 2022
If we were to interview potential messiahs, we more than likely wouldn’t hire the one who said, “I come to bring division.”
July 17, 2022
If there is one thing I really, truly took away from my time in Alabama, it was how welcoming these Black communities were to white interlopers, how much they are reconciling the bloody past in this country, how much faith they have, and how willing they are to forgive and move on together
July 10, 2022
We are not the Samaritan. We are the one in the ditch. And we’re looking at someone we have been told all our lives is a danger to us and might even kill us walk up to us and save us. Jesus gives a parable where our arch-enemy bears the image of God.
July 3, 2022
My whole childhood, I saw a war on poverty, a war on drugs, a war on terrorism, and war on whatever… it’s the only metaphor we have. We’re such a warring culture, but Jesus is not on the wolf side, he sends us out like lambs.
June 12, 2022
Slavery was a massive issue in our country. It is in the Constitution. It shaped state lines and impacted when territories became states. It shaped census numbers as black folk who were slaves were counted as 3/5s a person. It impacted daily lives then and now.