Looking into Baptismal Waters

“None but the righteousNone but the righteousNone but the righteousShall see God”  | “Take me to the water,” African American Spiritual There is tap water, mineral water, spring or glacier water, sparkling water, distilled water, purified water, flavored, infused, and alkaline water. There all are kinds of safe drinking water, unless you live in Flint, […]

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Identifying Jesus when he looks nothing like the gospel

More than a year into the pandemic, people are making tough decisions to leave jobs that don’t work for them, to leave relationships that are not healthy and mutually beneficial, to leave churches that don’t serve their faith well. They are rethinking their life’s ambitions and choosing to do it now, more convinced than ever […]

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Separate: A Confession

“In politics, being deceived is no excuse.” | Leszek Kolakowski As a Christ follower, I separate myself from doctrines and historical disputes that divide me down the middle.As a person of the Way, we go our separate ways. As a Christ follower, I separate myself from the darkness and all its deeds.As a person of […]

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Working out Our soul salvation: Asking for Show of Hands

I have been reading and writing about race since I was a freshmen in college. It is the time when most if not all young adults ask the question, “Who am I?” Like Howard Thurman, I asked, “Who am I really?” It would set me on a path to understand why my human being was […]

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