You’ve probably heard Kim Burrell’s name mentioned more in the last week than you have in the last year. Kim would likely rather it be for her contribution to the soundtrack of the movie Hidden Figures, than for her now infamous anti-gay sermon that recently went viral. If you have no clue of who Kim … Continue reading 5 Thoughts on Kim Burrell, Homosexuality, and the Bible
I don’t know that the earthly family of God would have made it to Bethlehem this year. And while we watch hallmark specials and engage in consumerism in the name of Christ, we may lose the point of the incarnation all together.
If Christians were as excited about Jesus as they are about the color of Santa’s skin (or Starbuck’s cups), perhaps we might actually create a world kind enough to receive him when he does arrive.
Or during a commercial break watching the returns, keep it open in your browser as an antidote to all the Facebook and news updates. You need to vote, but you don’t need to be stressed.
Enter Dia de Los Muertos with an educated mind. Dress yourself in the colors of resistance. Stand with Black lives. Honor Queers lives. Dignify Immigrant lives. Let your spirit meet the Divine. Dia de Los Muertos is among us, inviting our liberation.
As an “older” Millennial (I just turned 35 this week), I’ve also had the opportunity to work with other Millennials from all walks of life—urban, professionals, academic, some with money and some without, some who are religious and some who are not. Millennials are just as varied as any other people group, and there are also similarities among us. If you want to reach Millennials, understand that we are vastly unique.