Many of us watched from afar with fear, anxiety, disgust, and anger this past weekend as white nationalists rallied in Charlottesville, VA. People of color and their allies fell victim to numerous acts of extreme violence and yes, domestic terrorism. The rally’s speakers revealed their cowardice even as they tried to hide it in openly... Continue Reading →
by Andrew E. Kimble and Gerald H. Ellis, Jr. In understanding how the prevailing mode of capitalism benefits a select number of institutions and their stakeholders, more and more Americans ought to be inclined to identify as economically oppressed. If a successful attempt is to be made at solving the problem of poverty in the... Continue Reading →
by Greer Bates Cordner It was just a little room with a few wooden benches and red paint on the clapboard walls, and the men who used to crowd in there were certainly no cutting-edge scholars by most any standards. They took their lessons from a guy named Orson whom they’d elected to the position... Continue Reading →
resting “To rest utterly in the grace of God is the foundation for holistic rest.” Marva J. Dawn, Keeping the Sabbath Wholly, 54 Happy New Year! In my last post on Sabbath, we reflected on author Marva Dawn’s first Sabbath observation: ceasing. Today, as we live through short, chilling winter days, we turn to resting. When... Continue Reading →
A sermon by Kelsey Lyon "As I walked through the prison, I saw men move about the halls and looking at me with curiosity..."