The Storming of the U.S. Capitol is the American Way

Yesterday, Trump supporters stormed the Capitol Building, broke windows, pushed against doors, destroyed the offices of elected officials and insisted that Trump is the President of the United States. This is after they have been indulged by court cases heard and recounts in several states. Not many have been arrested to date and videos of […]

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My Raceless Resolution for 2021

Though King Herod raises his voice and pounds his chest, he has lost the Savior contest.  Jesus was on his hit list and he still missed.  Like those first visitors at the impromptu baby shower, we have left the nativity scene and God is with us.   Now, we live knowing that God is on the move and in […]

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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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