A Letter to the Misfits

Dear Lonely One, I see you. Holding yourself together in the corner in back of the Church, frantically rocking your babies in the front row, sitting at home because it hurt too much last time. I see you struggling and doing your best. I see you when they speak cruel words to you and it... Continue Reading →

On January 7th: Crying in the Wilderness

It’s a gloomy, quiet morning here as the chaos and uncertainty of yesterday’s events, stilled only by police and a curfew, have turned into the final stroke of legal pronouncement of Joe Biden as president. There’s this joy and peace in the quiet, still morning feeling, but the grief that yesterday came to what it... Continue Reading →

He Didn’t Have to Die

Ok *deep breath* This post is gonna make you mad. If you believe me, you will be mad about what I’m about to say. If you don’t, you will be mad that I said it, but I’m sorry, now that I know it, I can’t not say it. Disclaimer: I do not hate policemen, but... Continue Reading →

Stay in the Fight

Tonight, I am struggling to find the words to say, again. As this election season comes to a close, I feel sadness that this is where we are, and fear that by the end of the week we will be in a war. Donald Trump and his followers are fighting to keep as many people... Continue Reading →

How to Fast: God’s Way

Isaiah 58 changed my life and understanding of what God wants from His people. It begins with God telling Isaiah to tell His people to “Cry our full-throated and unsparingly...tell them their wickedness and the House of Jacob their sins.” He is not mincing words here. They listen, they cry out and ask Him, “Why... Continue Reading →

The Associate Pastor’s Tirade

Part I We barrelled into Church a motley crue, composed of one shoeless screaming to be shirtless, who wanted to run and climb. Hung from the other arm was one whose Only desire was to scream and run, but Who had cried out "I want Jesus" in the parking lot. I came for the Living... Continue Reading →

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