I’m a little overwhelmed…

Originally posted on Is it just me, or is the world insane?:
Hello everyone! I’ve been working on a piece to put together what I have been blessed to see regarding what God has to say about the treatment of the poor and needy. This is a little overwhelming, and yet I know that the…

If I Die Before I Wake – A Reflection on the Regal Nature of Chadwick Boseman

I can’t stop thinking about Chadwick Boseman. He’s been on my mind so much that I caught myself shaking my head in the gym on the edge of tears. Now if you know me, you know that this isn’t characteristic of me. So, I had to examine why I was taking this so hard. Even … More If I Die Before I Wake – A Reflection on the Regal Nature of Chadwick Boseman

Ending Racism: How to Change the World in One Generation

The other morning I was feeling the weight of trying to articulate possibilities in the face of polarities. I prayed for some guidance on how to reimagine some of the conversations we’re having on race. Next thing you know, I get this email from my new friend Justin Michael Williams inviting me to preview an … More Ending Racism: How to Change the World in One Generation

Free Speech and the Awareness of Context

The primary ingredient in anything you express is context. In the video below, I offer an analogy to assist listeners in examining how their context shapes how their content is experienced. I deliberately did not use any real world examples because this awareness is universally applicable. Additionally, like any broadly applicable awareness, it can be … More Free Speech and the Awareness of Context

George Floyd, Rene Girard’s “Founding Murder Theory” and The Point of No Return

This is the post that I never wanted to write but knew that if I lived long enough, I would have to. In the person of George Floyd, it seems that the planet has received what Rene Girard would call its next “founding murder”. I first learned about this idea of the founding murder from … More George Floyd, Rene Girard’s “Founding Murder Theory” and The Point of No Return