In this opinion short, Sojourners explores the spiritual implications of the missing education and miseducation about Black Americans in the U.S. education system and our biblical mandate to be truth-tellers.
Vanessa Martinez Soltero is an activist bridging her Christian faith and Indigenous traditions to sustain herself and community.
My motherhood is not seen on TV.
”What Child Is This?” begs listeners to contemplate the common, investigate the ordinary, and marvel at the miracle of heaven’s majesty embodied in a vulnerable baby.
“O Come, O Come Emmanuel” begins as a plea of intercession on behalf of a people under oppressive captivity, but morphs into an exhortation to rejoice because the One who embodies God’s presence shall indeed come to those who’ve suffered.
What rekindles our worship and wonder, causing us to reflect and repent, prompting us to hope and rejoice in this particular season of Advent? Perhaps the same spirit that moved abolitionists, advocates, and allies to pen our favorite holiday hymns can remind us of our reasons to rejoice.
Domestic abuse is not only a public matter; it’s also a matter that affects the church. There are many ways people of faith can work to end domestic abuse, but the first way is by debunking harmful myths such as these.
Amanda 'Butta P' Small is a hip-hop music maven combining her faith, business prowess, and heritage to change the culture.
Pastor Bert Bocachica and his wife lead a church called El Santuario, a Spanish congregation in the Bronx borough of New York City.
Much like the old leaders in Ezra, who wept at the laying of a new foundation because they were still attached to the establishment that was there before, when it comes to America’s second founding, our own nation’s ongoing reconstruction has often prompted mixed views, with many trying to silence what should’ve been shouts of praise.
A spoken-word performance for Juneteenth.
This sermon was edited from a message delivered Aug. 25, 2019 at Christ Church Cathedral in Indianapolis.