Charlottesville

IMAGE FROM IMGUR.COM. GO DR. CORNEL WEST, GO! In the wake of Charlottesville, I’ve seen a lot of statements, especially from Christians and churches, condemning the white supremacist’s behavior. These statements against racism feel a lot like the fiery statements I've heard in the past from tepid Christians affirming their faith in Christ. They say …

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Incarnation in the Pulpit

I am writing this post with quite a bit of hesitation. In about a month, I will be starting Seminary. I will be surrounded by people who are hoping to be pastors, rectors, and other positions of leadership in their churches. And I am not. It feel it is hypocritical of me, or at least …

Words are Hard

I had a particularly hard time with my words at work yesterday. This isn’t a terribly new thing for me, I’ve actually had trouble with words for as long as I can remember. I had to go to speech therapy in elementary school to learn my “R”, “S”, and “Z” sounds, and I occasionally gain …

Faith and Function

This weekend I’ve found myself four hours away from home, hiding from a bunch of unfamiliar people on a cozy bed upstairs. Last night I drove to one of my best friend, Kirsten’s, house to help her set up for her graduation party, which is now going on downstairs. And like a good introvert with …