I think there are some N-words we should consider getting rid of...but nuance isn’t one of them.
Ahmaud Arbery isn’t just another hashtag for me anymore.
What do a country music superstar and a Hall of Fame NFL running back have in common?
“Don’t be surprised when you find your heart troubled by the needs of others. Holy discontent is a sure sign the Spirit of God is at work to give you the heart of Christ.”~ Smokey Norful
Some issues are just more complex than we want them to be...
"It could be a sign of pride in your life if a word of reproof or admonition is not able to be received with the same grace... ...whether it be given by the poorest of saints or the most educated person." ~ John Bunyan
Can all of our society’s problems be solved by following two simple rules?
Are issues of social justice always just a local matter?
“We have far too many Christians who are strong on convictions, but you wouldn’t want them to represent you in any public way...because they do it in a way that is not very civil in its engagement, or loving and caring. Then you have Christians who are so civil, so loving, so caring, that you have no idea what they stand for. There’s always this
Should we follow our president’s example and fire everybody?
”Hypocrisy isn’t really about the absence of sin...it’s about the absence of honesty. We as the church shouldn’t be trying be display perfection...we just need to point others to the Perfect One...and then display progression.” ~ Lisa Fields
"There are a lot of people that I find it difficult to like. I don’t like what they do to me. I don’t like what they say about me and other people. I don’t like their attitudes. I don’t like some of the things they’re doing. I don’t like them. But Jesus says love them. And ‘love’ is greater than ‘like’. Love is understanding...redemptive goodwill
“The meek man is not a human mouse afflicted with a sense of his own inferiority. Rather he may be in his moral life as bold as a lion and as strong as Samson; but he has stopped being fooled about himself. He has accepted God’s estimate of his own life. He knows he is as weak and helpless as God has declared him to
“Real Christian unity isn’t driven by ‘sameness’. You know...‘we all like the same stuff, we all like the same color, we all wear the same clothes, we all watch the same movies, we all have the same politics’. That’s not us...because anybody can be united when they agree on everything. Our unity is based on sacrificial love...the love of Jesus, and the love He calls
It seems that we’re looking at today’s issues thru stained glass windows. Keep reading...it’ll make sense.