Today, my heart is grieved. My heart is grieved because the Church as a body has gotten off track. We’ve lost our way. While there are some churches who have been true to the gospel and message of Jesus, many have gotten distracted. They’ve gotten caught up in what the people want. They’ve gotten caught… Continue reading “It’s Time for the Church to Come Home”
It was the women who first discovered that Jesus had been resurrected. They were the ones who went to the tomb. They were the ones who met Jesus on the road. They were the ones given the responsibility of sharing the message with the rest of the disciples. It was the women. I imagine it… Continue reading “It Was the Women”
As I sat in the movie theatre with my family watching Frozen 2, I realized that it was not just another Disney princess movie. To this 22-year-old seminary student, Frozen 2 was a call to justice. I was captivated as I watched the journey of Elsa, Anna, and their friends to ‘right the wrongs of… Continue reading Into the Unknown: Frozen 2 Lessons in Reparations for Communities of Faith
Today is Good Friday, the day Jesus was crucified: the day he was killed by the state for challenging the very political system in place through the teaching of the Kingdom of God. For the Kingdom of God is an inverted system that exalts the lowly, teaches one to love your neighbors and those different… Continue reading Moving Beyond Our Good Friday Moments
As a child growing up, I like many others, can remember singing the song “Jesus Loves the Little Children.” If you’re unfamiliar with it, the lyrics say “Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world. Red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in his sight, Jesus loves the little children… Continue reading Jesus Loves the Little Children: But Do We?