My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?

For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses.

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.

The Billy Graham Rule and Its Inadvertent Degradation of Women

“From that day on, I did not travel, meet or eat alone with a woman other than my wife.”

The Slaughterhouse of God

The Nazis were not the first to burn children. God’s people did so long before.

The Dangers of a Heaven Obsessed Christian Mind

What a beautiful hope. A dream, almost, to live in a place where suffering no longer exists. We become immortal hedonists. At least that’s what some Christians make it sound like.

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.

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.

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. 

‘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.

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.