Category: Current Events

A Biblical Reflection on a Massacre

We hope this brief reflection on 1 Thessalonians 4 encourages you as we mourn together over the massacre at a church in Southerland Springs.

/ November 6, 2017

4 Simple but Important Ways American Christians Can Support Dreamers

How can Christians support DREAMers as they face an uncertain future following the President's decision to rescind DACA?

/ September 8, 2017

The Court Ruling on Philando Castile

Almost one year ago, after the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, I wrote a post lamenting police brutality and its blatant desecration of the image of God inherent in black bodies. Unfortunately, one year later, I’m left distraught...

/ June 27, 2017

For Those Wearied by Anti-Racism Work

Anti-racism work is difficult and painful. I pray these reflections from the book of Lamentations inspire you to press on in your call.

/ June 8, 2017

A Prayer for Clarity from a Minister of the Gospel

Harry Reeder, prominent minister and member of the WTS trustee board, has been connected to a neo-Confederate group. What is the nature of that connection?

/ April 26, 2017

Not (exactly) Another Keller-Gets-Snubbed by PTS Post

Conservatives and what we now call progressives have moralities that mutually exclude each other.

/ March 29, 2017

The Church Will Be the Church

Final thoughts on election day.

/ November 8, 2016

ICYMI: Update on Emily Choi

Please remember the Choi’s on this Lord’s Day… Updates on Emily August 5 at 10:58pm · “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die;...

/ August 6, 2016

A Betrayal of the Cause

Last night's attack on police in Dallas was a betrayal of everything minorities have championed.

/ July 8, 2016

My Black Body Is Made in the Image of God

Reflections on the slaying of Alton Sterling and Philando Castille at the hands of law enforcement.

/ July 7, 2016