Welcome to the blog. The following thoughts and musings are in no way infallible. These are the words of an imperfect people trying to get better each and every day.

Rethinking Belonging

Rethinking Belonging

The Good Samaritan is one of those stories that transcends the Christian tradition in some senses (which is a nice reminder that we don't actually own these stories). It's worth revisiting (or visiting for the first time) here. What the story illustrates is that there...

A Theology of Reconciliation

A Theology of Reconciliation

We hear the word "reconciliation" tossed around a fair amount these days. I think that's a good thing. I'm one of those people who believes that the books collected in the Bible lay the foundations for God's grand plan of cosmic reconciliation. But, often, we want...

The Price of Unity

The Price of Unity

I confess. There are some things I hold in tension. A lot of them. One of those things that I continue to labor to understand is the idea of unity in the body of Christ, because I think it's important. There's no shortage of scriptures emphasizing the need to work...

A Theology of Anger

A Theology of Anger

Anger is a fairly natural disposition for me. It doesn't take a lot for me to get there. It comes easily. For the longest time, I was led to believe that anger was a sin. Human anger is a dangerous thing to play with, and can lead to pretty disastrous results. But...

The Oppression Olympics

The Oppression Olympics

Had a couple tweets queued up about how some people who supposedly affirm a faith predicated on the declaration of a marginalized people are now holding up Donald J. Trump as some sort of champion & defender of said faith, but that might need to be a blog post 🤔🤔🤔—...

Reclaiming The Cross

Reclaiming The Cross

I’m asking for a rebellion. Not a “stars and bars” or “states rights” type rebellion. I think we need a rebellion for the old, rugged Cross that reminds us of that all of the power belongs to the One who died for the very sins we commit today under the protection of that same Cross.