Zadie Smith writes, “There is the scientific and ideological language for what is happening to the weather, but there are hardly any intimate words.” Those are the words that rose up in my mind this morning when I read that one million species are facing extinction due to anthropogenic climate breakdown. “Anthropogenic climate breakdown” is … Continue reading Christian Grief on the Verge of Mass Extinction
What has remained consistent in these 5 years, is that one after another, videos and accounts of aggegious violence against Black people have surfaced. What is more, they have been continually met by White people at large, and Christians specifically with a “you cannot lump all officers into one category.” And while this is true … Continue reading Why So Many White Christians Refuse to Believe In Police Brutality
On Saturday, May 4, 2019 in the early hours of the morning, a beloved child of God named Rachel Grace Held Evans, died. She was surrounded by her beloveds – her family and friends; those who prayed and sang and wailed and anointed her body as she took her final breaths. Rozella Haydée White and … Continue reading Rachel Held Evans Taught Us to Question Faith & Love Big
At every turn, with every lie, every corrupt action, every violent policy, every racist word, every encouragement of a white supremacist ideology, Mike Pence has supported, defended and covered for the President of the United States.
I’ve been loving the PreachersNSneakers Instagram ever since the anonymous account started posting side-by-side photos of megachurch pastors and their shockingly expensive footwear. View this post on Instagram @ron.carpenter with those UNC vibez. @virgilabloh out here making sure the whole team eats! A post shared by PreachersNSneakers (@preachersnsneakers) on Apr 3, 2019 at … Continue reading The Church of High End @PreacherNSneakers & Underpaid Overworked Pastors
Nathan Roberts’ review Consider the Women: A Provocative Guide to Three Matriarchs of the Bible by Debbie Blue is available now. Full disclosure: I was ready to give up on the Bible when I met Debbie Blue. But she taught me to read scripture again. She grew up Evangelical, and like so many of us, … Continue reading Consider the Women in the Bible as Seeds of an Ancient Feminism