the politics of christmas zine

Recently, I helped host an event with the Poverty Initiative titled The Politics of Christmas and the Roman Empire. We sang Christmas songs, snacked on Christmas cookies, sipped hot chocolate, and learned how the birth narratives of Jesus are counter to the Roman Empire’s ideology. Once we finish the curriculum for the program, I willContinue reading “the politics of christmas zine”

riot gear will collect dust: a proclamation from the prophet isaiah of america

Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Ferguson, to Brooklyn, to Staten Island, and cry to them that they have not been forgotten, they are loved deeply and from the Lord’s hand hope shall be given. A megaphone cries out: “In the streets prepare the way of justice, make straight inContinue reading “riot gear will collect dust: a proclamation from the prophet isaiah of america”

what shall we cry out?: a #staywokeadvent lectionary reflection

A voice says, “Cry out!” And I said, “What shall I cry?” All people are grass, their constancy is like the flower of the field. The grass withers, the flower fades, when the breath of the LORD blows upon it; surely the people are grass. The grass withers, the flower fades; but the word ofContinue reading “what shall we cry out?: a #staywokeadvent lectionary reflection”