The Consequence of Reading Yourself Into The Bible

Please, for the love of your spiritual formation, stop reading yourself into the Bible.

The Snip, The Cough, and The Penguin: A Short Story About a Vasectomy and Other Things

A syringe was mentioned, numbing was discussed, the site of injection was determined, and a cold grasp felt.

The Hate You Teach: John MacArthur

It doesn’t make sense to me now but it sure as hell did back then.

A Lament for Bucha

Bucha, we have looked upon your misery and we see you.

Black History Month Closing Statement

It is February 28 and we are at the end of Black History Month. Tomorrow, we return to the ouroboros of white history and I would advise my friends and acquaintances to be cognizant of that much. Eleven months out of the year is what we spend celebrating the inconspicuous and ubiquitous nature of whitenessContinue reading “Black History Month Closing Statement”

Richard Poplar: A Black Confederate ‘Soldier’ & Other Lies

White supremacy will use all means possible and available to save itself from public scrutiny. 

About Last Sunday: Message Notes and Other Things

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

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.”

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.

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?