Lynching, nooses and the violence of silence

James Baldwin looked down at the red clay hills of Georgia and thought “that this earth had acquired its color from the blood that dripped down from the trees.”  That lynching is a part of America’s troubled history cannot be overstated and yet it is not often talked about.  Still, Billie Holiday sang of its […]

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Living Scarcely: Race and Christ’s Abundant Life

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” ~Jesus Christ, John 10.10, New Revised Standard Version “A thief is only there to steal and kill and destroy. I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than […]

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