Soul-sick weariness is the inevitable consequence of working so tirelessly in defense of a status quo that dehumanizes others and steals their breath. The easy yoke Jesus offers is work that exposes injustice, dismantles broken systems, and establishes true peace. … More Freedom from the Burden of Brokenness
We’ve been in this place too many times before, grieving the senseless killing of yet another black man. This time has got to be different. So I’m trying something different. Today’s sermon is a conversation about race with Gloria Dei member Marissa Hagan. … More A Conversation about Race
When we learn to recognize that Christ dwells in all things, then the notion of clinging tightly to what is “ours” or defending what’s so important to us against an “invasion” or “replacement” all starts to sound a little silly. … More More Love, Less Fear
Jesus sets his face to Jerusalem, where he will confront the powers that keep his people oppressed. Following him there will require everything we’ve got. … More The Hard Road to Jerusalem
We who confess Jesus is the Messiah are called to follow him in practicing love that leads even to the cross, where hate is destroyed once and for all and we discover new life. … More Who Do You Say That I Am?