See, I am making all things new!

“See, I am making all things new.” How appropriate to read these words on this day; a day when we remember those who founded and led this nation from its first days. Today, we remember that the founders of this … Read more

All Things New – President’s Day

“See, I am making all things new.” How appropriate to read these words on this day; a day when we remember those who founded and led this nation. This day, we remember that the founders of this country went out … Read more

The “American Dream” is a Myth

Like many other American young people, I grew up learning that the “American Dream” was true. This country was rich with opportunity for everyone – even me. But the people who taught me were wrong. It’s a great concept that falls apart quickly. A simple Google search shows why.

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Book Review – “Between the World and Me”

I recently had the pleasure of reading Ta-Nehisi Coates’ latest book, Between the World and Me. Part memoir part historical non-fiction, Coates writes a letter to his teenaged son Samori, welcoming him to a world which actively disregards his beautiful, black body – solely … Read more

There’s Work to be Done

Grace to you and peace, from God our Shepherd and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. For several months now, we’ve been reading Mark’s gospel. From the very beginning of Mark’s story, Jesus has been busy. Healing the sick, feeding the hungry, … Read more

Why it’s not about parking

It’s not about parking. It’s never about parking. Like many humans, I was disheartened to hear the vigilante fate of Deah, Yusor, and Razan, three young adults in Chapel Hill, NC who were accused of a parking discrepancy with a neighbor and sentenced … Read more