One Flock, One Shepherd

When the world makes us believe we don’t have a place in the community, we are known to God. We have a place in God’s flock–which I have to believe is just as true for the Derek Chauvins of the world, universally scorned, locked up and removed from the community, as it is for the George Floyds and the Daunte Wrights, victims of extrajudicial executions at the hands of law enforcement. One flock, one shepherd, by the grace of God. … More One Flock, One Shepherd

Deep Hope

We shouldn’t be naïve about the challenges we face; but neither should we give up hope that, even if change does not come quickly, God will ultimately bring that future into fulfillment. “Deep hope” calls us to hold to that promise as we walk the path together toward our longed-for and God-promised future. … More Deep Hope