My latest podcast for The Word Is Resistance wrestles with Jacob wrestling the stranger at the Jabbok and Jesus healing and feeding multitudes of people after learning his cousin John has been executed. All of that as lessons and resources for white folk staying in the discomfort of confronting white supremacy (including in ourselves) and… Continue reading Hearts Out of Joint
I had the opportunity to join the Denver Brew Theology a couple of weeks ago to talk about Romans and Resistance, which was a lot of fun. Imagine talking about resisting the Empire and there’s a stormtrooper behind you pointing a laser rifle at your head. Nice, right? They had me back the next week… Continue reading FierceRev on Romans
Yes, I totally went there. “What I am saying is, I am not interested in celebrating A doctrine thrust at me On the point of Constantine’s sword… …I’m thinking now about how Every time someone is baptized, We inscribe them with doctrines About what power is What maleness is What whiteness is We re-inscribe a… Continue reading Love trumps Doctrine: Resisting the Trinity
Today is the 3rd anniversary of Dr. Vincent Harding’s passing. I was humbled and honored to be asked to preach at a service in his honor at Iliff School of Theology this week, organized with immense love and care by the National Association of Pan-African Students. My sermon, with the sacred texts that were read,… Continue reading Remembering Dr. Vincent Harding
I am so proud of this new project, as part of my work with Showing Up for Racial Justice, coordinating our faith work. Give it a listen and let me know what you think!
My Dearest, Beloved White Folk ~ I see our dismay, our confusion, our anger, our fear, our grief. I share it. I feel it. I shook with weeping until early hours of the morning. I hear us. I hear our lament: Is this who we are? As a country? As a people? The hardest thing… Continue reading The Truth Will Set Us Free
The Alumni Director at my seminary, the Iliff School of Theology, interviewed me a few weeks ago. I loved sitting down with her at our kitchen table with herbal tea and just talking. She asked me great questions, and I love that the interview she crafted includes lots of quotes, so you hear me as… Continue reading FierceRev Interviewed