Seven Years of Marriage! Here’s What I’ve Learned So Far

To ice cream and wine. 

About Last Sunday: Message Notes and Other Things

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

Olivet Theory’s Bad Advice Series: Chapter 4 – How To Argue With Your Wife

Some men and these are the veteran warriors I speak of, use this technique twice a week just to avoid an argument.

Reparations Revisited: The Case of Japanese Americans vs African Americans

I will add that racism is a feature, not a bug, of the United States of America.

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.

Here Is Why We Left Mill Creek Christian Assembly

“It’s so nice to finally have some color in this church. We’re happy to have you here.”

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

Are you still an evangelical?

What is it like to be in a loveless relationship? 

Make Relationships Love-Filled Again.

Love Your Neighbor: Afghanistan

Love your neighbor.

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.

100th Blog Post!

I dedicate my one-hundredth blog post to my lovely wife.

Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung and Other Things

Working off the past.

Dreams, Poetry, and Explosions with Langston Hughes

What happens to a dream deferred?

Review: The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron

One cannot help but wonder… what if Nat Turner had succeeded?

My Struggle with Historical Presentism

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

Olivet Theory’s Bad Advice Series: Chapter 3 – How to Talk About Race and Racism

I don’t mean to sound racist but…

‘The Confessions of Nat Turner’ by William Styron

I’m only 28 pages into The Confessions of Nat Turner and my emotions are everywhere.

Racial Catalog and Inventory: The Voices That Dominate Our Headspace

I made a list of the the voices that dominate my headspace. Voices that have influenced me over time.

Olivet Theory’s Bad Advice Series: Chapter 2 – Friends and Friendships

Do you have friends you can rely on? Are they readily available to take your call? Do they respond to a text within the hour? Discard them.

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. 

Inconsequential Thanksgiving: Thanking God for Useless Things

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1 Thes. 5:18 Photo Our Father in Heaven, I am grateful that we are able to celebrate another year of life and another Thanksgiving holiday. This year has been one of great tumult, confusion, and loss of lifeContinue reading “Inconsequential Thanksgiving: Thanking God for Useless Things”