I'll be quite frank, I'm struggling these days. I'm tasked with the professional need to "build a platform" in the midst of a painful cultural and political climate. I'm called to speak within the tensions of many disparate communities who all identify as Christian, and I struggle to know how to do it well. So rather than feign that my message is simple and clear, I'm here to tell you the truth: I'm struggling. And I kind of hope you are too.Read More
I’ve had difficulty coming to terms with the tensions of following a God who commands, “Do not fear, I have overcome the world,” with the knowledge that those I love are at risk. Jesus did not fear, but neither did he believe God’s being in control would buffer from the death to come.
He grieved, he wept, and he ate.Read More