In the End, Love Always Wins
I spent this past weekend in an experience that gave me more hope in the church than I have felt in a long time.
Groupon's Controversial Social Critique
I admit, I only watch the Super Bowl for the commercials. Yes, it's crass and consumerist, but seeing how marketers decide to spend millions of dollars in an attempt to manipulate me each year holds some sort of strange appeal (twisted as it may be).
Does the Church Need a Missionary Code of Conduct?
I just recently became aware of a discussion that grew out of the Third Lausanne International Congress on World Evangelism in Cape Town this past October.
Must I Teach My Daughter About Racism and Bigotry?
My daughter came home from school recently with a worksheet that described life before and after Martin Luther King Jr
WikiLeaks and Government Responsibility
released the first of the leaked government cables for public viewing, the outcry regarding the act has been overwhelming.
Underwear For a Cause
Recently I walked through downtown Austin in my underwear. Okay, so it was actually men's boxers and an undershirt, but still, technically, underwear.
Harry Potter and Social Justice
Seeking justice for the oppressed. Working to end the connection of child slavery to chocolate. Helping heal a devastated Haiti.
In the Immigration Debate, the Children Suffer Most
It's hard to ignore the children. As voiceless as children are in our world, when we hear stories of injustice being inflicted on children, it is hard not to be moved.
The Church Must Retain a Prophetic Voice
We have all heard the old saying that Satan's greatest ploy is to get people to stop believing in him.
Standing Up for Justice
Should you not walk in the fear of our God?
Justice and Women
We live in a world full of pain and injustice; there is no getting around that fact.
Human Atrocities in Congo: What Can We Do?
Between July 30 and August 3, a reign of terror was released upon villages in the Congo's eastern mining districts.
Creating Liberated Spaces in a Post Colonial World
Emergent Village will be hosting its annual Theological Conversation this year in Atlanta, GA from Nov.
Has Hate Corrupted the Church?
As a writer with a public blog, I've become used to getting hate emails. Sure, some people might leave offensive comments on a blog, but the real vitriol gets reserved for emails.
Americans With Disabilities and the Church
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the landmark Americans With Disabilities Act, signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. It seems a bit strange when you think about.
Glenn Beck and a Neighborless Christianity
The World Cup and Human Trafficking
When South Africa was selected to host the World Cup, there was much rejoicing and reflection on how far the country had come.
Children, Church, and God
One of the joys of vacation Bible school (VBS) is watching what the kids take away from the week.
Forgiveness, Fear, and the Mosque at Ground Zero
I've become used to seeing images of protests on the news recently.
Violence from the Past
The day after we here in the U.S. paused to remember the men and women who had died fighting for our country, the fight continued from beyond the grave.