I have now come to accept that capital punishment is no longer a necessary nor logical form of punishment.
You have intrinsic value and no one can take that gift away from you.
When I hit the dirt, You ransom my soul.
To ice cream and wine.
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.
I will add that racism is a feature, not a bug, of the United States of America.
We’re here to restore people to fellowship, not power, remember that.
Welp, that’s five years in Canada for us. Let’s see what happens in the next five!
Divine Justice is equally retributive and reparative.
What am I to you, World, but a passing stranger?
How plagued we are by this broken duality.
I launched this blog one year ago today.
“It’s so nice to finally have some color in this church. We’re happy to have you here.”
Are you still an evangelical?
Make Relationships Love-Filled Again.
Love your neighbor.
Distrust of higher education has been an enduring feature of fundamentalism and evangelicalism.
Bear one another’s burdens.
Where can a racist person live out their racist sentiments without the fear of public reprisal and invective?
Christ is a nigger.
I dedicate my one-hundredth blog post to my lovely wife.
Working off the past.
What happens to a dream deferred?
One cannot help but wonder… what if Nat Turner had succeeded?
And this is where I run into this new conundrum of historical presentism.
I’m only 28 pages into The Confessions of Nat Turner and my emotions are everywhere.
How can we preach a message we have not believed?
I made a list of the the voices that dominate my headspace. Voices that have influenced me over time.
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.
I am content with this verdict. I am also distraught by how many other officers have escaped justice over the years.