Contemplation, Culture, Spiritual Life

When Racial Violence Occurs…

My heart has been so heavy this week it’s been hard to think. I am so thankful for the comfort and teaching from the heart of God which we heard from the pulpit this morning, and this passage which was used as a benediction. It helped me to process part of why my heart is… Continue reading When Racial Violence Occurs…

Contemplation, Spiritual Life

Where Is Your Hope?

Where is your hope? In a political/social system which, on this side of eternity can NEVER be lacking in corruption and persecution? (Just take a look at world history.) Jesus’s earthly ministry was never focused on the political/social system, but on bringing hope, forgiveness, belonging, and redemption to individuals. His earthly ministry was focused on… Continue reading Where Is Your Hope?

Contemplation

Does Racial Justice Begin in the Home?

[Link to a video at the bottom of this post] Wow. Search YouTube for interviews with Morgan Freeman and Denzel Washington on racism. Seriously. I haven’t watched all there is, but I’ve watched a few and really appreciated their points of view. Here’s a snippet of one interview with Denzel Washington:The interviewer asked in reference… Continue reading Does Racial Justice Begin in the Home?