2020: The Raceless Gospel In Review

They say, “Life comes at you fast.”  But, 2020 was the year that a global conversation on race came at us fast too.  Despite our vision boards, we couldn’t see a pandemic and months at home coming.  There was and is and will never be a mantra for this.  The last time this happened was […]

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When you don’t know what to say about race but you need to talk about it

“I don’t give a fuck about white people.”  My best friend Paula is writing a paper on race and she doesn’t know what to talk about.  She doesn’t think that she has anything to say about it.  “Race is your thing—not mine.  Why would give God me this title? Can’t I just write about prayer?”  We have had multiple conversations […]

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Advent: Jesus Comes in Peace

“For a child has been born to us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” | Isaiah 9.6, NRSV Jesus has many names.  To be sure, he is first Mary’s baby and Joseph’s boy.  They will raise him together […]

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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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An Advent Reminder: God Sent God’s Love

“God’s love was revealed among us in this way: God sent his only son into the world so that we might live through him. |First John 4.9, NRSV Love is on the way.  It won’t be easily recognizable.  Hollywood has romanticized it. Not on the big screen, love won’t come in the way that we […]

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