I first published this in my weekly newsletter. You can subscribe here. Earlier this week I joined a conference call for the purpose of holding vigil and praying for a man who was lying, near death, in an ICU in the Chicago suburbs. Each of us on the call had gotten to know this man … Continue reading Accepting the Unacceptable →
A Sermon from Mark 13:1-37 after the murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
An Annotated Bibliography
Martese Johnson was bloodied by the police on Wednesday. The UVA student is a graduate of Kenwood Academy, our neighborhood high school and the school my boys may very well attend a few years down the road. You’ll not be surprised to know that Johnson is Black. Hopefully you’ll also not be surprised to know that … Continue reading Martese Johnson and the Unimpressive Work of Justice →
After the first protests (in person and online) emerged in response to Michael Brown’s killing in Ferguson it was common to hear complaints and confusion about those who protested. I experienced a bit of this misunderstanding and disagreement for some of the things I wrote in the days following the young man’s death. Of course, … Continue reading Protesting in Ferguson: Logical, Normal, & Christian →