The Faces We Used to Have

The first time I saw my daughter’s face, she was still in the womb. We were so eager to catch even a …

Coasting.

Next week will mark the fourteenth anniversary of my baptism. Fourteen years. Almost a decade and a half since I formally accepted …

The Bigger Picture

We can’t see it. We like to tell ourselves that we can, but we can’t. Sometimes, if we position ourselves just right, …

Speaking the Truth in Love

There are two important facets to that instruction: “The truth” and “love.” What are you saying, and why are you saying it? …

YHWH Yireh: The LORD Will Provide

“Is anything too hard for the LORD?” (Genesis 18:14) That’s the question at the heart of Abraham’s story—and at the heart of …

Remember Lot’s Wife

The only thing we really know about Lot’s wife is that she looked back. That’s it. We don’t know her name, we …

When My Neighbor Can’t Breathe

Jesus taught that the two great commandments, the summation and foundation of “all the Law and the Prophets” (Matthew 22:40), the pathway …

How to Save the World

I want to live in a world where black people don’t have to worry about being abused, harassed, or murdered by police …

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