Useless

“It is the spirit that gives life; the flesh is useless.” ~ John 6.63 These are the words of Jesus and they follow a “difficult teaching.”  The disciples feedback was not favorable.  The message was not entertaining; the classroom of discipleship was not a fun place to be.  This was a hard lesson to learn. […]

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Christ Saved My Life

Christ saved my life from stereotypes. “In Him, “I am a new creature and all things become new” (Second Corinthians 5.17).  I am not more of the same old colored people, another addition to the racial group.  I am not another number, added into the racial majority or minority. Christ saved my life from prejudice. […]

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Never Be The Same

“I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.” ~ Galatians 2.19-20, NRSV We call ourselves baptized […]

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Race and the Irresponsible Self

Race allows you and I to look away, to not look at ourselves fully or completely.  We do not have to face ourselves alone and a part from its insecurities that make us feel safe.  We want race to tell us what we see and who/ what/ when/ where/ why we should ignore.  We need race to do for us […]

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