Gay Pride, Michael Brown, & The Image of God

We’ve all been at the checkout and have seen¬†been the somebody that “forgot their wallet.”

A few months ago I bought $30 or $40 dollars of gas for a young African American, college-age kid, because he lost his wallet.

We were both in between cities at a rural gas station. He was traveling with his mom and two other adults, all of whom I met and prayed with. They were very kind and beautiful human beings.

I was skeptical when two of the other adults paid cash for food inside.… Continue Reading

No More Justice

Every person on the planet agrees that #Ferguson is a mess. Red and yellow, black and white; we all want resolution.

Every person on the planet wants justice.

But why is appealing for justice so unsatisfying and divisive?

Justice is far from us

Therefore justice is far from us, and righteousness does not overtake us; we hope for light, and behold, darkness, and for brightness, but we walk in gloom.

We grope for the wall like the blind; we grope like those who have no eyes; we stumble at noon as in the twilight, among those in full vigor we are like dead men.… Continue Reading