The spectacular story that should be the bold-type headline, has probably been crowded out by the length of your to-do list.
But it is the only way to move forward when there is so much bitterness and discord in the world.
We who find this unacceptable, need to say speak loudly to the insecure, violent men who need desperately to grow up: for themselves, for the people they wound, and for the boys and young men who are watching.
My kids are scared right now. They’re not sure the world makes any sense.
There are no Scriptural grounds for the institutional cruelty we’re seeing, nor any justification for the discrimination Mike and Karen Pence seem so burdened to perpetuate.
Moment by moment, choice by choice, they begin to drift from their calling, and no one close to them ever tells them while they’re still humble and amenable enough to listen.
I know that he is just a mirror.
I know you like to pass the buck to Jesus in your treatment of LGBTQ people, but I also know that he never asked you to do any of it.
The white Evangelical Church in America in 2018 has no use for this Christmas. In fact, worse than that—it has open contempt for it.
We are seeing who we are, America. And we’re seeing who we could be—if more good people move and more good people speak.
The arc of the universe does not bend towards justice without us. It never has. It never will.
I see what your presence means here, and because of that I also realize what your absence would mean.
It isn’t surprising that the folks so violently shaken by Colin Kaepernick profess to defend a freedom they don’t like him exercising.
If you believe that angry, hateful, harmful people are in the majority, that’s fake news.
We need to love our children enough not to place them in harm’s way, in the name of a God who is often invoked by adults who damage them.
What we so desire to be healing can so easily make it worse.