Xenophobia, Go to Hell

Note The post below is based on my sermon for October 28, 2018, which was written that morning in response to the events of the previous week. The Post This past week we’ve seen some terrible things. In Kentucky a white man traveled to a black church with the intention of perpetrating a mass shooting,…

Just, tears

I’ve been away for a couple of days, so I programmed some posts to run while I was enjoying some vacation time. If anyone has been wondering why I’ve been oddly silent on the recent police homicides of black men 1, that would be why. And then I woke up Friday morning to read about…

Desperately Seeking Catharsis

As I watch the great struggle in Baltimore unfold 1 I find myself saddened once again. “The System” is not just, people feel lost and hopeless and angry. There are emotions deep within people which have been stoked by experience, and reinforced over and over and over, for which our culture has no constructive avenue…