Theories of Atonement

Did Jesus pay Satan a hefty ransom for humanity’s redemption?

About Last Sunday: Message Notes and Other Things

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

Traits of Abusive Leaders

We’re here to restore people to fellowship, not power, remember that. 

1826 Days in Canada: A Short Story.

Welp, that’s five years in Canada for us. Let’s see what happens in the next five!

Why God’s Justice is Good News

Divine Justice is equally retributive and reparative.

The Alien and the Earth

What am I to you, World, but a passing stranger?

Whole Bodies. Halved Souls.

How plagued we are by this broken duality.

One Year of Blogging in the Books!

I launched this blog one year ago today.

I Am A Neo-Evangelical: Here Is Why This Matters

Are you still an evangelical?

Love Your Neighbor: Afghanistan

Love your neighbor.

Book Review: After Evangelicalism

Distrust of higher education has been an enduring feature of fundamentalism and evangelicalism.

Of Christians, Pandemics, and Pro-Life Hypocrisy

Bear one another’s burdens.

When and where is racism ever acceptable?

Where can a racist person live out their racist sentiments without the fear of public reprisal and invective?

Christ in Alabama by Langston Hughes

Christ is a nigger.

My Struggle with Historical Presentism

And this is where I run into this new conundrum of historical presentism. 

New Book Review: Life of a Klansman

Whiteness is not a deformation of thought, but a kind of thought itself.

Faith Built On Fear: An Observation of a Christian Mind Fueled by Fear

We become enslaved by the doing of things for God to receive things from God. Christ has delivered us from these ascetic tendencies because they serve no purpose.

New Book Review: Reparations – A Christian Call to Repentance and Repair

New Review Up & Running!

Reparations: A Discussion Revisited

The action of making amends for a wrong one has done, by providing payment or other assistance to those who have been wronged.

Jourdon Anderson & The Funniest Letter of the 19th Century

I thought the Yankees would have hung you long before this, for harboring Rebs they found at your house.

Abraham Lincoln and the Narrative of White Messiahship

I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races. – Abraham Lincoln

Short Post: Struggling With Numbness and Rage

I’m stuck in between numbness and rage in the face of continual abuse of power, denial of trauma and racism, denial of the legacy of racism and trauma, denial of abuse all around. 

“Guilty!” A Bittersweet Narrative

I am content with this verdict. I am also distraught by how many other officers have escaped justice over the years.