Religion and Politics

Politics and religion. Can they occupy the same air? I believe they can and that they do and that they have to. Intersections, you know? Politics is policy that affects people, and religion is about loving people. When we see a government institution failing, or, even worse, oppressing and marginalizing people groups. We step in and say … Continue reading Religion and Politics

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I am Pro-Life

I believe that LGBTQ lives have irreplaceable value. That this part of their identity is NOT a lifestyle or choice. But that it is how they were knit together as image bearers. I will fight for my brothers and sisters rights and lives. I believe that racism is alive and well and ingrained, we (white people) … Continue reading I am Pro-Life

Church, Leaving, Wandering…

I've read a lot of thought pieces recently on why young adults are leaving the institutional church. Often millennials are blamed (as is the case for most things these days, but that's another blog.. another day). Those in the church keep asking "Why?", keep pontificating about it. Keep wondering what's wrong with these people leaving? Where … Continue reading Church, Leaving, Wandering…

Invited but not welcome?

"Invited but not welcome." Isabel Wilkerson spoke these words on a recent podcast . She was speaking of the migration of African Americans from the South to cities across the country. Her book The Warmth of Other Suns is on my to read list, 'cause we all need some historical context in our lives. When … Continue reading Invited but not welcome?